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Here's the roundup of the latest coronavirus-related news.
The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the United States continue to surge, with a weekly average of 185,000 daily cases and an estimated 120,000 COVID-19–related hospitalizations as of January 21, according to The COVID Tracking Project.
Here’s a roundup of the latest coronavirus-related news:
A recent study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers reported no risk for patients continuing their blood pressure medications while hospitalized with COVID-19.
Patients with migraines had a much worse experience during COVID-19, according to recent research.
The vast majority of pharmacists plan to or have received a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a survey of 570 pharmacists conducted last week by the American Pharmacists Association.
In its next live webinar event, MJH Life Sciences™ COVID-19 Coalition will explore emerging mutations of SARS-CoV-2.
Drug Topics® interviews Naomi Lopez, director of healthcare policy at the Goldwater Institute, focusing on expanding scope of practice and COVID-19 vaccine candidates already being used in other countries.
In a letter sent on Tuesday, ASHP urged President Joe Biden to use federal resources from the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to activate mass vaccination sites for COVID-19.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) provided safe practice recommendations for the administration of new COVID-19 vaccines following numerous reports of errors or hazards.
President-elect Joe Biden revealed his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 proposal, which urges the need for more robust vaccination efforts.