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  • The Times are (Gradually) A-Changin’ May 14, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic… I’ve tried to keep it short.

    We’ve crossed the rubicon

    States have begun to reopen.  We can debate endlessly as to whether or not all states should be opening, if some should not be opening, how states ought to proceed, why we should have a concrete ... Continue Reading

  • Cinco de Mayo (Plus One) May 6, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    I hope this finds you well… here are some of the latest updates on COVID-19.

    Strange, but (probably) true

    You may have seen news reports about COVID toes, and it seems that it’s real.  Patients have been reporting the appearance of small, ... Continue Reading

  • The end of Another Busy Week May 1, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the latest updates on COVID-19… I hope this helps to separate the wheat from the chaff.

    A big thumbs-up

    The FDA has just authorized emergency use of Gilead’s antiviral drug remdesivir for the treatment of hospitalized ... Continue Reading

  • If you don’t mind my saying so … April 29, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    I’ve devoted this installment to issues surrounding reopening strategies.  Just a heads-up: it’s kind of an opinion piece, so feel free to shoot the messenger (euphemistically, that is)… but please recognize that my opinions are based on scientific evidence.

    The current state ... Continue Reading

  • Friday Mishmash April 24, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Happy Friday!  Here’s my latest COVID-19 update.  I hope you find it useful.

    First, some reassuring news

    A recent analysis published in JAMA Cardiology indicates that patients who are hospitalized for COVID-19 are not at increased risk for complications if they ... Continue Reading

  • Some Progress April 21, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s a summary of some of the latest COVID-19 news.  I hope you find it helpful.

    Internal climate change

    You may have heard the term cytokine storm used to describe the severe, life-threatening reaction that afflicts some COVID-19 patients.  For reasons ... Continue Reading

  • Behind the Scenes April 17, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s a breakdown of some of the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.  I hope you find this information useful… feedback is always welcome.

    A new workforce on the horizon

    This informative position statement just released by the National Association ... Continue Reading

  • Something New April 16, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Matrix Personalized Medicine is planning to offer something different.

    We’ve all been affected in meaningful ways, either directly or indirectly, by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Students in particular have faced major disruptions to their lives as a result of a ... Continue Reading

  • Technically Speaking April 15, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Hi there, everyone… COVID-19 testing and contact tracing efforts have been in the news ad nauseam these days, so I thought I’d share some insights.

    The latest on COVID-19 antibody testing

    Do you recall having an illness some time over ... Continue Reading

  • Our Resurrection April 11, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Hi there, everyone… I’ve dusted off the crystal ball again today.  Read on for some interesting updates.

    Summer break?

    Researchers at The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have speculated that COVID-19 may not exhibit a typical seasonal pattern as with ... Continue Reading