New studies show an association between ambient air pollution and worse COVID-19 outcomes. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers share how the pandemic highlights the need to address air pollution globally. (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, April 9, 2021)
Beth Israel Lahey Health leaders share what they've learned on vaccine and health equity from the health system’s COVID-19 vaccination effort. Read their takeaways here. (Beth Israel Lahey Health, April 8, 2021)
Massachusetts has a 3-phase COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan. Learn more about when you will be eligible to get vaccinated.
Most COVID-19 vaccine reactions are similar to those of the flu shot. Learn more about the possible side effects and find answers to questions on allergies and fertility.
Beth Israel Lahey Health welcomes anyone 18+ to our walk-in community COVID-19 vaccination clinics. You do not need an appointment or insurance information. Learn more.
We know our patients have questions about the availability, safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. Here is the latest information available.
Christina Yen, MD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shared that an N95 can be reused anywhere from 20 to 25 times and still keep SARS-CoV-2 at bay. (Infection Control Today, April 28, 2021)
During the COVID-19 crisis, digital forces like artificial intelligence have assisted the healthcare industry to focus on patient care while achieving improved efficiency during treatments. At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, physicians made use of AI-improved microscopes, in order to scan blood samples for harmful bacteria, such as staphylococcus or E. coli, at a faster pace than manual scanning. (MedTech Intelligence, April 27, 2021)
Preeti Mehrotra, MD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, spoke about the potential changes to CDC guidelines regarding mask requirements outdoors. (WCVB, April 26, 2021)
In a study published in JAMA Network Open, physician-researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, including Asimenia Angelidou, MD, PhD, and other local hospitals investigated how the virus impacts the health of pregnant women and newborns. (Becker’s Hospital Review, April 26, 2021)
As summer approaches, many are hoping to return to normal. Dan Barouch, MD, PhD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discussed the US vaccine campaign’s current vaccination rate and how it could bring some normalcy this summer. (Boston Globe, April 24, 2021)
Lin Chen, Director of the Travel Medicine Center at Mount Auburn Hospital, shares things to consider for travelling at this time during the COVID-19 pandemic.