Temple University Health System’s preparations for and treatment of patients amidst the coronavirus pandemic continue to be part of the media’s COVID-19 coverage.
- COVID-19 vaccination is just as safe for people with cancer as it is for cancer-free individuals, reported Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Media coverage included Cancer Letter and ASCO Post.
- Delco Today shined a spotlight on a Philadelphia Inquirer article featuring patient Jack Silknitter, who received a lung transplant at Temple University Hospital following a bout with COVID-19.
- Jason C. Gallagher, PharmD, FCCP, FIDP, FIDSA, BCPS, Clinical Professor and Director of the Postgraduate Year Two Infectious Diseases Residency at the Temple University School of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Infectious Diseases at Temple University Hospital, served as a panelist on a virtual forum hosted by the American College of Physicians and Annals of Internal Medicine. Panelists addressed the evaluation and management of patients with COVID-19 in the outpatient setting.