UPMC Urging Caution, Encouraging Important Hygiene Routines As Coronavirus Numbers Sharply RiseUPMC is encouraging people to keep up with daily hygiene routines - like social distancing, thorough hand-washing and mask wearing in public places – as coronavirus cases rise across the region.
Infectious Disease Expert Says Pfizer's News On Coronavirus Vaccine Is 'Very Encouraging'U.S. drugmaker Pfizer announced Monday that the human trials show its vaccine is 90% effective at preventing COVID-19 infections in people who never had the virus.
Pitt Researchers Discover Llama 'Nanobodies' Are Powerful New Coronavirus TreatmentLlamas could be the new key to helping humans fight the coronavirus.
Stop The Bleed: Two UPMC Police Officers Rely On Critical Training To Help Save A Woman's LifeThanks to two UPMC police officers, a woman's life was saved.
'Most Aren't As Lucky As President Trump'; UPMC Doctor Critical of President Trump's Coronavirus MessagingA Pittsburgh doctor is speaking out with criticism of President Trump's comments about the realities of contracting COVID-19.
Pittsburgh Doctor Explains Regeneron Antibody Cocktail Given To President Donald TrumpA UPMC doctor explained the experimental drug cocktail given to President Donald Trump as he undergoes treatment for the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Outpatient Treatment Trial Underway In PittsburghWhile researchers continue to work on a viable and effective coronavirus vaccine, another trial for treatment is underway in Pittsburgh.
Pitt School Of Medicine Launches COVID-19 Therapy Testing SiteUniversity of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine will be operating one of 25 nationwide sites that will test COVID-19 therapies.
UPMC Doctors Say Most Coronavirus Cases Among School-Age Kids Are TreatableUPMC doctors say most coronavirus cases among school-age kids are treatable.
UPMC And Carnegie Mellon University Collaborate To Develop Rapid Coronavirus TestThe rapid test can provide results in 10-15 seconds and was developed in an effort between CMU, UPMC, and Pitt.
Researchers Look To Early 2021 For Clinical Trials Of Pitt's Coronavirus-Attacking AntibodyResearchers expect clinical trials for a drug that could both treat and prevent coronavirus to begin at the start of 2021.