Children with COVID-19 experience severe illness less frequently than adults, but the disease can still be dangerous, according to a recent study.
Tricia Pendergrast, a first-year student, helped start GetMePPEChicago, an organization that has distributed more than 60,000 N95 protective masks and other protective personal equipment to healthcare workers around the city.
According to several recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty, there are large and complex issues to grapple with, from COVID-19’s devastating impact on African-Americans to maintaining critical care standards in the face of an unprecedented pandemic.
Jaline Gerardin, PhD, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Epidemiology, discussed how data modeling has helped evaluate COVID-19 transmission rates and containment efforts in Illinois during a recent IPHAM webinar.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of Illinois’ stay-at-home order, Feinberg transformed nearly its entire medical school curriculum to be delivered online. Online learning efforts include virtual simulation courses, telehealth visits, virtual standardized patient exams and online team-based active learning activities.
Northwestern University scientists have developed a new method for testing for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) antibodies, requiring only a single drop of blood collected from a simple finger prick.
Investigators at Northwestern University and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago have developed a novel wearable device and are creating a set of data algorithms specifically tailored to catch early signs and symptoms associated with COVID-19.
Northwestern Medicine experts discuss the phenomenon of “caution fatigue,” where people may find it difficult to stay on high-risk alert after weeks of social distancing and isolation to stop the spread of COVID-19.
There are variety of ways improve care delivery, interpret new information, and maintain clinical trials and experiments in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty.
Students are conducting telehealth visits and reaching out to patients at high risk of complications from COVID-19, part of the transition of the Education Centered Medical Home to virtual care.