Covid-19 Live Updates: Surge in Hospitalizations Strains U.S. Health Care Facilities
The country has seen a 40 percent increase in the past month in the number of hospitalized Covid-19 patients.
The New York Times
The coronavirus surge in El Paso, Texas, has gotten so bad so fast that officials have imposed a two-week stay-at-home order and a curfew. As the number of people hospitalized soars, overflow beds are being set up under tents in parking lots.
: Eli Lilly said its antibody treatment does not work on patients hospitalized with Covid-19. It's the one Chris Christie got (tho he got it pretty early)
Dr. Tom Frieden
Mask mandates, if done well, can increase mask use—and the more people wear masks, the safer all of us will be.
Tatiana Prowell, MD
“6% of adults hospitalized from March through May were health care workers...27% of hospitalized workers were adm to the ICU & 4% died during their stay.” Our nation’s #leadership has failed HCWs. Call Congress 202-224-3121 to #GetUsPPE. #COVID19
Proof that masks work: Kansas counties with mask mandates have half as many Covid-19 cases as those without via
Eli Lilly said its antibody treatment did not appear to work in a government-sponsored trial of hospitalized patients, although it's optimistic about its benefits in people who are not as sick.
Leana Wen, M.D.
Kansas counties with mask mandates have half the #covid19 cases of those who don't. "Localities that impose mask mandates often see fewer cases, fewer hospitalizations, fewer deaths or lower test-positivity rates than nearby localities that do not."
Eli Lilly said its antibody treatment does not work on patients hospitalized with Covid-19.
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Eli Lilly said its antibody treatment, bamlanivimab, does not work on patients hospitalized with #COVID19.
Leana Wen, M.D.
How bad is this latest #covid19 surge? In El Paso, TX "officials are scrambling to make space for them by setting up overflow beds in a convention center and under tents in parking lots and by flying patients out to medical centers outside the area."
Eli Lilly’s antibody therapy unfortunately is not working in hospitalized patients. A blow to a hopeful “remedy” that could help tip the balance between risk of infections vs risk of economic fallout But this isn’t the last of this story.. not by far 1/
Coronavirus is spreading out of control and daily case counts setting records. More than 41,000 Covid-19 patients are hospitalized in the US, a 40 % rise in the past month In some places hospitals are reaching the breaking point. via
Kansas counties with mask mandates had half the rate of new #Covid19 infections |
Jonathan "Boo and Vote" Cohn
Wear a mask.
Yikes, Ly555 not effective for #Covid19 inpatients. Now with some preliminary +ve data from o/p trials for #regeneron & #Lilly monoclonals comes puzzle: why late Rx doesn’t seem to work when early does. similar signal we saw with plasma? Much to learn!
First drawback of monoclonal Abs in severe COVID-19 cases: looks like the window opportunity for antivirals is limited. Studies ongoing at earlier time points.
Covid-19: Eli Lilly Says Its Antibody Treatment Does Not Work on Hospitalized Virus Patients
Jay Van Bavel
A new analysis of data from Kansas finds that mask mandates may reduce COVID19 by 50%
Covid-19: Eli Lilly Says Its Antibody Treatment Does Not Work on Hospitalized Virus Patients 🦠
Navneet Majhail, MD, MS
Not the time to let down our guard #SocialDistance #MaskUp #BeCareful
Mikkael Sekeres MD
Here we go again...