Coronavirus

Study: Corticosteroids in COVID-19: Optimizing Observational Research through Target Trial Emulations. Image Credit: luchschenF/Shutterstock

The effect of corticosteroids on mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

In a recent study published on medRxiv* prepress server, researchers evaluated the impact of modern causal inference methods in estimating the effect of corticosteroids on coronavirus disease-related mortality 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Corticosteroids in COVID-19: Optimization of observational research through target trial emulations. Image credit: luchschenF / Shutterstock Observational research has provided great opportunities to understand …

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Study: Oral Nirmatrelvir and Severe Covid-19 Outcomes During the Omicron Surge. Image Credit: Cryptographer/Shutterstock

Efficacy of nirmatrelvirus therapy in preventing COVID-19 mortality and hospitalizations in high-risk patients during Omicron growth

At the end of 2021, there was a worldwide recovery of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to the occurrence of highly transmissible acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant Omicron. Omicron surpassed the Delta variant by the end of December 2021. At the beginning of January, Omicron spread considerably around the world, even in places …

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Future booster doses of COVID-19 are likely to require new formulations as new coronavirus variants are still emerging that raise concerns.

Future booster doses of COVID-19 are likely to require new formulations as new coronavirus variants are still emerging that raise concerns.

Having up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines means having three or four doses of the same dose at this time. The current boosters are the same formulations as the first permitted injections based on the original coronavirus strain, which appeared in late 2019. It still protects against serious COVID-19 disease, hospitalizations and deaths. But as immunity …

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