ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS URGES U.S. GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS SHORTAGE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DURING GLOBAL MEDICAL CRISIS

CHICAGO – During the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, urges the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address crucial personal protective equipment shortages for frontline health care workers and those providing access to food security programs.

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Telehealth can help ‘flatten the curve,’ serve critical role in COVID-19 response, says WVU health expert

West Virginia University is connecting patients, recently discharged from long-term care facilities, with medical professionals who can manage their healthcare remotely via technology. This telehealth approach may now prove to be a more versatile tool as the U.S. responds to the looming threat of the novel coronavirus.

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INFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERTS RECOMMEND USING ANTIBODIES FROM COVID-19 SURVIVORS AS STOPGAP MEASURE TO TREAT PATIENTS AND PROTECT HEALTH CARE WORKERS

Countries fighting outbreaks of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 should consider using the antibodies of people who have recovered from infection to treat cases and provide short-term immunity—lasting weeks to months—to critical health care workers, argue two infectious disease experts.

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Biophysical Society Statement on COVID-19

.ROCKVILLE, MD – As concern continues to grow concerning the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, so does the opportunity for misinformation to spread as the public searches for reliable information on infection and means of protection.

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