The oral cavity is an important site for COVID-19 infection, a recent study in Nature Medicine found. The researchers set out to better understand the "involvement of the oral cavity" in COVID-19. What they found has implications for the growing understanding of COVID-19 and the continued global effort to reduce the transmission of the virus.
Vulnerabilities related to the pandemic are amplifying the threat of cyberattacks on health networks. Understanding key IoMT-associated risks can help mitigate risk and minimize the potential scope of damage.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for simultaneous administration of monoclonal antibodies bamlanivimab and etesevimab to treat COVID-19 patients who meet specific criteria.
Guidance published by Oregon Health & Science University scientists outlines a preoperative protocol for surgical care teams to evaluate the readiness of previously COVID-positive patients for elective procedures.