Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)

Jun 18, 2021
Vanderbilt Health extends its vaccine partnerships to include Nashville royalty and businesses.
Jun 17, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a $3 billion investment in antiviral treatments for COVID-19, particularly those administered orally. The money will go toward advancing the next stages of COVID-19 treatments, including their discovery, development and manufacturing.
Jun 17, 2021
The AHA joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other national organizations in urging the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a district court decision that found the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2005 provides broad immunity from tort liability to health care providers and…
Jun 16, 2021
A National Institutes of Health-led review of more than 24,000 stored blood samples suggests that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was present in the U.S. as far back as December 2019.
Jun 16, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration authorized for emergency use one more batch of drug substance manufactured for the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine at an Emergent BioSolutions facility in Baltimore.
Jun 16, 2021
Rhode Island health care providers may no longer order the monoclonal antibodies bamlanivimab and etesevimab until further notice due to rising prevalence of the SARS-CoV-2 P.1 and B.1.351 variants, which are not susceptible to the combination therapy, the Department of Health and Human Services’…
Jun 16, 2021
As requested by the AHA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it will continue to remain flexible in its approach to surveys if a hospital experiences a COVID-19 surge.
Jun 15, 2021
The AHA Living Learning Network (LLN) is creating a digital look book to showcase every aspect of the past year as we look back and reflect on the pandemic. Join us in this important effort by sharing photographs, commentaries and short stories that define the challenges, collaborations,…
Jun 15, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a COVID-19 Viral Testing Tool to help health care providers and individuals understand their COVID-19 testing options and take appropriate next steps.
Jun 14, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded 14 organizations grants to hire people to support COVID-19 vaccination and outreach in vulnerable and medically underserved communities.