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The National Institutes of Health has launched a new website with educational resources for hospital employees

Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences launched virtual training website to protect workers
National health expenditures are projected to increase at an average annual rate of 5.4 percent for 2019 to 2028

National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028

National health expenditures expected to represent 19.7 percent of gross domestic product by 2028
In a statement published online March 19 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

IDSA Issues Recommendations for COVID-19 Testing

Four-tier approach prioritizes ICU patients, those with symptoms and contact with a patient or travel history
In a special article published online March 17 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Information on COVID-19 Provided for Gastroenterologists

COVID-19 can include GI symptoms such as diarrhea; gastrointestinal tract is potential route of infection
There is currently no evidence that SARS-CoV-2 undergoes intrauterine or transplacental transmission from coronavirus disease 2019-infected pregnant women to fetuses

No Evidence Found for SARS-CoV-2 Vertical Transmission to Fetus

No maternal-fetal transmission of SARS-CoV-2 seen to date in pregnant women with COVID-19
Sleep-disordered breathing is associated with changes in the brain

Sleep-Disordered Breathing Tied to Brain Changes

Greater amyloid burden seen in regions of the brain tied to Alzheimer disease
In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement

Recommendations Issued for Pediatric Abuse-Related Head Trauma

Recommendations for pediatricians include remaining vigilant for signs, consulting subspecialists
Strong demand for medications that show promise as treatments for COVID-19 have led to shortages of those drugs in the United States.

Shortages Seen for Drugs That Show Promise Against COVID-19

Patients who currently rely on remdesivir or hydroxychloroquine now facing dangerous shortages
Americans' understanding of safety measures to protect themselves from COVID-19 is increasing

More Americans Recognizing Importance of COVID-19 Safety Measures

Yet many Americans still believe they have little chance of catching the virus
In new guidelines specific to maternal-fetal medicine practitioners

Guidance Issued for Prenatal Care in Setting of COVID-19

Elective, nonurgent visits to be postponed; lab work, US should be performed during in-person visits