Topic List : COVID-19
Half-million COVID-19 tests at Stanford Medicine
Stanford Medicine, one of the first medical centers in the country to conduct clinical tests for COVID-19, has remained at the cutting edge of coronavirus detection.
How the pandemic is changing medicine
Stanford Health Care President and CEO David Entwistle spoke with other health care leaders on how the coronavirus pandemic has challenged their organizations and their communities, and how it could alter health care.
HIV/AIDS researcher David Katzenstein dies
The Stanford virologist conducted clinical vaccine trials, which led to the approval of antiretroviral drugs, greatly improving the survival of people living with HIV…
Excess mortality among racial minorities early in pandemic
Excess mortality rates during the early days of the pandemic varied a lot depending on race, ethnicity and geography, researchers report.
Tracking spread of coronavirus variants in Bay Area
Stanford Medicine researchers are screening diagnostic samples to identify known coronavirus variants circulating in the Bay Area, including those from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil.
Stanford Medicine takes hundreds of patient transfers in pandemic
The transfers occurred as part of a mutual aid agreement among local and regional hospitals as COVID-19 cases surge.
How to promote vaccination in a polarized country
COVID-19 vaccination rates must reach 80% to achieve herd immunity, but only about 60% of Americans are willing to be vaccinated, according to the Pew Research Center. Stanford physician and economist Kevin Schulman suggests marketing tactics to boost compliance.
Difference in severe versus mild COVID-19
A comprehensive study of immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 associates mild disease with comparatively high levels of antibodies that target the viral spike protein. But all antibodies wane within months.
Faculty members honored by county supervisor
Infectious disease expert Yvonne Maldonado and psychiatrist Steven Adelsheim were awarded service medals by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian.
Coronavirus likely first infects upper airway cells
A Stanford Medicine study reports that the coronavirus likely first infects upper airway cells and that hypertension drugs probably don't increase the risk of infection.