Author: claudinne

Tulane Outbreak Daily | June 17, 2020

Featured Headlines Low-cost dexamethasone reduces death by up to one third in hospitalised patients with severe respiratory complications of COVID-19 – University of Oxford A total of 2104 patients were randomised to receive dexamethasone 6 mg once per day (either…

Tulane Outbreak Daily | June 16, 2020

Readers, today’s edition of the Tulane Outbreak Daily is shorter than usual, but will return tomorrow with updated stats and the latest headlines tomorrow. Headed to my daughter’s High School graduation ceremony with COVID-19 protocols today. It’s a drive through…

Tulane Outbreak Daily | June 15, 2020

Featured Headlines HCQ No Longer Approved Even a Little for COVID-19 – MedPageToday Study after study showed no benefit, and now the FDA has had enough. The FDA rescinded its emergency use authorization (EUA) of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to treat COVID-19…

Tulane Outbreak Daily | June 12, 2020

Featured Headlines Glass vial makers prepare for COVID-19 vaccine – Reuters Drugmakers are warning of a potential shortage of vials to bottle future COVID-19 vaccines, but their rush to secure supplies risks making matters worse, some major medical equipment manufacturers…

Tulane Outbreak Daily | June 11, 2020

Featured Headlines U.S. Hits 2 Million Coronavirus Cases As Many States See A Surge Of Patients – NPR [3-minute audio at link] The U.S. has reached another dire landmark in its fight against COVID-19, surpassing 2 million confirmed cases on…

Tulane Outbreak Daily | June 9, 2020

Featured Headlines The W.H.O. walked back an earlier assertion that asymptomatic transmission is ‘very rare.’ – New York Times The World Health Organization on Tuesday walked back an assertion made a day earlier that transmission of the coronavirus by people…

Tulane Outbreak Daily | June 8, 2020

Featured Headlines Shutdowns prevented 60 million coronavirus infections in the U.S., study finds – Washington Post Shutdown orders prevented about 60 million novel coronavirus infections in the United States and 285 million in China, according to a research study published…