This study uses electronic health record data to describe primary care services offered by US community health centers in March through May 2020, including SARS-CoV-2 testing, well-child visits, HbA1c testing, and cancer screening.
This Viewpoint describes the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 and its subsequent revocation, and suggests improvements to the EUA process during development of COVID-19 vaccines and for future public health crises.
This Viewpoint discusses the political and public pressures connected with approval or emergency authorization of candidate COVID-19 vaccines and urges a rigorous approach to COVID-19 vaccine evaluation and deployment in the US population.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the different types of influenza vaccines available and the specific populations for which each should be used.
This study from the Chinese CDC describes epidemiologic features of a second outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing, China, in June and July 2020, and the public health response that contained it.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the technique of prone positioning during acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), the possible benefits of prone positioning for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, and the risks involved.
This Research Letter reports on the results of SARS-CoV-2 present in the breast milk of 18 infected US women.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update reviews the diagnosis and management of polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis and provides a suggested treatment algorithm for giant cell arteritis.
This Research Letter reports on the effect of full face shields on SARs-CoV-2 transmission among community health workers in India counseling family members in households with an infected member.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update emphasizes the importance of flu vaccination and nonpharmacologic public health interventions as key to managing the likely impending coepidemics of influenza and COVID-19 in fall and winter 2020-2021.
This JAMA Insights feature provides a narrative update of a 2016 systematic review documenting an association between vaccine refusal and measles epidemiology in the US, and reaffirms based on the new evidence that vaccine refusal remains a significant contributor to measles resurgence in the postelimination era.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the rationale for seasonal influenza vaccination and its impact on public health, the types of vaccines available, the population who should be vaccinated, and optimal timing for vaccination.
This JAMA Patient Page describes caring for someone who is ill with COVID-19.
This Viewpoint discusses the prospects for exacerbation of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic during hurricane season in the US, and proposes reinforcement of public health measures, clear communication, and learning from each experience to reduce the risks of hurricane-related harms and increases in COVID-19 cases.
This study describes correlations between the dollar amount of relief funding authorized by the US Congress to fund prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and to reimburse health care entities for lost revenues, and county-level Black population fraction accounting for county COVID-19 burden, comorbidity, and hospital financial health.
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