Physician-scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are now enrolling patients in two clinical trials testing treatment options for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed 4,790 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 25,665 confirmed cases in New York State. This...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Massachusetts Department of Health reported four additional COVID-19 fatalities today–Two females, both in their 70s and from Essex and Worcester counties,...

Test being designed to provide rapid, point-of-care diagnosis within 30 minutes Heat Biologics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specialized in the development of novel therapeutic and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York officials reported another large increase in coronavirus disease 2-19 cases today saying they confirmed 5,707 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is reporting 409 coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 cases through Sunday. Of this total, five...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Minnesota state health officials reported the first confirmed death of a Minnesota resident due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The death...

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the first US Senator to test positive. According to posts on his Twitter feed, the Senator is feeling fine and is in quarantine. He is...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New York Department of Health recorded an additional 4,812 coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 15,168. This includes 9,045...

LabCorp announced that it will be able to perform more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests per day beginning Friday, March 20, ahead of its original schedule. This represents a significant increase in capacity...