Science & Technology
Surgical Team Becomes Innovative in the Pandemic Era by Creating a Bubble Environment
Finding new ways to keep everyone safe during a pandemic takes innovation, creativity and quick thinking at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
COVID-19 Clinical Trials of Malaria Drugs Combined with the Antibiotic Azithromycin are Underway
Clinical trials combine hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine with the antibiotic azithromycin as a potential COVID-19 treatment.
COVID-19 Clinical Trial Combines Remdesivir with Anti-Inflammatory Drug for One-Two Punch at SLU
Saint Louis University is part of a clinical trial investigating an antiviral and anti-inflammatory drug combo in fight against COVID-19.
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STARS: Special Needs Tracking & Awareness Response System
The STARS program helps coordinate and coach ambulance districts, fire districts and community hospitals.
Cardinals Hall of Famer Jim Edmonds Donates Plasma After Recovering from COVID-19
Mercy Hospital St. Louis hopes to build a supply of donated plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients. Doses can be frozen and saved for future surge of cases.
St. Louis Blues Broadcaster John Kelly Donates Blood to COVID-19 Antibody Research & Donates Plasma for Patients
Donated blood from survivors is sent to labs for scientists to analyze the immune response and potentially develop tests and treatments for COVID-19.
Plasma From COVID-19 Survivors May Be Saving Lives in St. Louis
Walter Lamkin is the first COVID-19 survivor to donate plasma at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
Washington University Medical Students Design and Produce 1,600 Reusable Face Shields Within a Week
Washington University medical students design reusable face shields, mass producing more than 1,600 face shields in three days!
Experimental COVID-19 Treatment is Studied in Remdesivir Drug Trial at Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University is testing what could be the first treatment for the novel coronavirus.
Health & Wellness During Statewide Stay-At-Home Orders; Finding a New Normal for Daily Fitness
With statewide stay-at-home orders, experts say the COVID-19 pandemic makes “self-care” more important than ever before.