Category: Tulane Outbreak

Tulane Outbreak – August 3, 2021

Featured Headlines The Delta Whiplash Is Here – The Atlantic This week marked a turning point: Delta caught the country off guard and forced us to revisit our mitigation strategies. Plus: Here’s what to read and watch as July turns…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 30, 2021

Featured Headlines What’s the Evidence Guiding CDC’s Latest Mask Policy? – MedPageToday Throughout the pandemic, we learned a lot about which drugs help and which don’t. Steroids are of indisputable benefit when given to hospitalized patients who require oxygen or…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 20, 2021

Featured Headlines Delta variant takes hold in U.S. as coronavirus cases rise nearly 70 percent – Washington Post Federal health officials sounded an alarm Friday about a surge in U.S. coronavirus infections fueled by the twin threats posed by the highly transmissible…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 16, 2021

Featured Headlines Los Angeles County will require masks to be worn indoors as Delta variant spreads – NYT Los Angeles County announced Thursday that it will require masks to be worn inside regardless of vaccination status, as the highly contagious Delta…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 13, 2021

Featured Headlines Beta Variant May Be Deadlier, South African Hospital Data Suggests – MedPageToday Case incidence, hospital admissions, and in-hospital mortality all increased during the second wave of COVID-19 in South Africa, when the Beta variant (B.1.351) was predominant, researchers…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 9, 2021

Featured Headlines Pfizer Vaccine Less Effective Against Delta Infections but Prevents Severe Illness, Israeli Data Show – Wall Street Journal Data from Israel suggest Pfizer Inc.’s vaccine is less effective at protecting against infections caused by the Delta variant of Covid-19 but…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 6, 2021

Featured Headlines What Doctors Should Know About Delta – MedPageToday The Delta variant, or B.1.617.2, first emerged in India, with the earliest samples dating to October 2020. However, it didn’t raise alarms until India faced down a major COVID-19 surge this spring,…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 1, 2021

Featured Headlines The 3 Simple Rules That Underscore the Danger of Delta – The Atlantic Vaccines are still beating the variants, but the unvaccinated world is being pummeled.Fifteen months after the novel coronavirus shut down much of the world, the…