COVID-19 Research News Update for May 5
Post Date: May 5, 2020 | Publish Date:
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CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S TO PARTICIPATE IN PFIZER VACCINE TRIAL
The study arm at Cincinnati Children’s is led by Robert Frenck, MD, Director of the NIH-funded Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) and Vaccine Research Center.
Cincinnati Children’s will enroll up to 90 participants in the first stage of the study.
SEE PFIZER ANNOUNCEMENT:
Enrollment begins for Human Epidemiology and Response to SARS-CoV-2 (HEROS) Study
Explore these new findings:
Nature Communications: A human monoclonal antibody blocking SARS-CoV-2 infection
Journal of Pediatrics: The curious case of COVID-19 in children
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Type I IFN immunoprofiling in COVID-19 patients
American Journal of Hematology: Dramatic improvement after Tocilizumab of a severe COVID-19 in a child with sickle cell disease and acute chest syndrome
HOW YOU CAN TRACK PEDIATRIC NEWS ABOUT COVID-19
Pandemic tracker from Worldometer
Ohio Department of Health: COVID-19 dashboard
A frequently updated collection of pediatric COVID-19 papers can be found here