Researchers and drug companies around the world are testing the use of antibody therapies to treat and prevent Covid-19. However, while some of the therapies have shown promise, Advisory Board’s Brandi Greenberg and Pam Divack suggest tempering expectations until more robust data and evidence is developed, noting that these therapies—and monoclonal antibody therapies in particular—are just one of many treatment possibilities.
A judge in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday denied a lawsuit brought by city residents and business owners aimed at blocking President Trump from holding a campaign rally in the city out of fear it could lead to further spread of the new coronavirus, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.
Dawn Guest says her son, Andre, seemed like "a perfectly healthy 16-year-old boy," but after feeling tired and falling in his bathroom, Andre ended up in the hospital—and 12 days later, he died from Covid-19, Tarena Lofton reports for Kaiser Health News.
New York is no longer the epicenter of America's coronavirus epidemic, as the state now has one of the country's lowest growth rates of newly reported cases. But data shows growth in new coronavirus cases is accelerating in 20 other states—and at least 20 metro areas have outpaced New York City when it comes to daily case growth. Here are the states—and cities—where growth in new cases of the coronavirus are accelerating.
At the beginning of America's new coronavirus epidemic, patients were delaying care out of fear of contracting the virus—but now, according to health experts, a lot of patients may be deferring critical care for an entirely different reason.
Home health is a critical partner to hospitals, and it's more important than ever amid the Covid-19 epidemic, as hospitals face mounting capacity challenges. Advisory Board's Aliki Karnavas and Monica Westhead share five ways hospitals are expanding delivery of care in the home amid Covid-19.