COVID-19 weekly news: July 20-23
Unvaccinated people at highest risk of being infected by delta variant
Strong immune response underlies acute kidney injury related to COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have found that acute kidney injury associated with COVID-19 resembles sepsis-caused kidney injury, and the immune response triggered by the infection plays a pivotal role.
Monoclonal antibodies help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― In a large observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that two monoclonal antibodies administered separately helped prevent hospitalization in high-risk patients who became infected with COVID-19. The study also showed more hospitalizations were observed among patients with more comorbidities. The findings appear in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.