A study investigated the use of lopinavir-ritonavir for the potential treatment of hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19.
The World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.
At the 2020 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), longer-term study results on emtricitabine 200 mg and tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg tablets (Descovy, Gilead) for HIV PrEP were presented.
The Warren County Health Department informed CVS Health that patients are considered to be at low risk, but is still taking precautions.
President Donald Trump has signed a bill that will provide more than $8.3 billion to fight the coronavirus disease outbreak.
Plus, ASHP comments on the latest drug shortage.
The FDA announced the first drug shortage due to COVID-19, and pharmacies are having challenges keeping face masks and hand sanitizers stocked.
Separately, a pharmacy association executive urges Americans to receive the flu vaccine.
FDA responds to shortages, plus other important updates.
The study evaluated whether antiretroviral therapy prescribing practices reflected current national guidelines.