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Clinical trial launches to evaluate antimalarial drugs for COVID-19 treatment
...All COVID-19 related research is coordinated by the COVID task force appointed by David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and the George and Carol Bauer Dean...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/clinical-trial-launches-to-evaluate-antimalarial-drugs-for-covid-19-treatment/

COVID-19 can kill heart muscle cells, interfere with contraction
...the heart injury,” Lavine said. Other viral infections have long been associated with heart damage, but Lavine said SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is unique in the effect it...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/covid-19-can-kill-heart-muscle-cells-interfere-with-contraction/

WashU COVID-19 nasal vaccine technology licensed to Ocugen
...first weeks of the pandemic. Curiel and Diamond teamed up to create and test their adenovirus-based nasal vaccine for COVID-19. “In recent months we have seen COVID-19 continue to spread...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/washu-covid-19-nasal-vaccine-technology-licensed-to-ocugen/

COVID-19 vaccine generates immune structures critical for lasting immunity
The first two COVID-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employed a technology that had never before been used in FDA-approved vaccines. Both vaccines...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/covid-19-vaccine-generates-immune-structures-critical-for-lasting-immunity/

For breastfeeding moms, COVID-19 vaccinations may also protect babies
Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/for-breastfeeding-moms-covid-19-vaccinations-may-also-protect-babies/

Early COVID-19 shutdowns helped St. Louis area avoid thousands of deaths
In March 2020, not long after the first cases of COVID-19 were reported locally, health officials in the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County issued emergency public health...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/early-covid-19-shutdowns-helped-st-louis-area-avoid-thousands-of-deaths/

Podcast: Vaccines and COVID-19 infection generate protective antibodies, even against delta
...for many months after both natural infection and vaccination, but he says that as long as anyone on the planet is infected with COVID-19, the rest of the world can’t...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/podcast-vaccines-and-covid-19-infection-generate-protective-antibodies-even-against-delta/

A year of COVID-19
A year ago this week, the World Health Organization made the alarming assessment that COVID-19 had infected people across the globe and escalated into a pandemic. Health-care workers and scientists...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/a-year-of-covid-19/

Possible COVID-19 treatment: transfusion of antibodies from recovered patients’ blood
...using plasma transfusions to treat their sickest COVID-19 patients. With no drugs or vaccines yet approved for COVID-19 and the number of U.S. cases increasing by the thousands every day,...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/possible-covid-19-treatment-transfusion-of-antibodies-from-recovered-patients-blood/

Emergency department plays key role in evaluating COVID-19 tests
More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans likely share the experience of anxiously awaiting the results of a COVID test, whether a lab-based PCR test administered at...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/emergency-department-plays-key-role-in-evaluating-covid-19-tests/