We’d like to thank Emily Stock, TJ Lawall and Randy Haley who helped to update the open-access Prescribe Right COVID-19 web pages as part of their Capstone Project at the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St Louis. Due to the hard work of these talented students, the pages are easier to navigate and contain quick-review summary tables.
In a retrospective analysis or data for 1,164 patients, who had been hospitalized for COVID-19 and received less than 10 days of dexamethasone, continuation of dexamethasone after discharge did not reduce mortality or readmission compared to discontinuing dexamethasone at discharge.
An analysis of COVID-19 antibodies in breast milk of vaccinated mothers found that 96% of lactating women who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 97% of mothers that received the Moderna vaccine had detectable IgA antibodies in their milk compared to 39% who received the AstraZeneca vaccine and 48% who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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