Biobank to Provide Clues to Help Researchers Target COVID-19
As the search for an effective COVID-19 treatment or vaccine continues, a biobank launched by a consortium, including Partners HealthCare, Biogen Inc. and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is aimed at advancing knowledge of the novel virus.
Meeting the Need for Masks with Innovation
The challenge of maintaining an adequate supply of personal protective equipment for providers on the front lines has been met with innovation, thanks to a Partners HealthCare alliance with Battelle and the City of Somerville.
Partners-Led Medical Center Brings Hope to Boston’s COVID-19 Patients
The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is accustomed to transformation, to meet the changing needs of its exhibitors. Recently, that transformation took shape in an unprecedented way: as a 1,000-bed medical center designed to treat COVID-19 patients and alleviate some of the pressure on Boston’s hospitals.
Resiliency Fund Keeps Boston Strong Through the Pandemic
Boston Strong has taken on added meaning, thanks to a fund created to marshal critical resources for front-line workers, health care providers, and Boston families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Talking to Kids When COVID-19’s in Question
From disruptions in daily life to fears about COVID-19 itself, it’s an anxious time for children as well as parents juggling work concerns with an intensified home life. And while there’s no perfect answer when children ask worried questions, there are tried-and-true strategies parents can draw on to keep concerns in check.
At the Center of a Search for COVID-19 Treatments: Partners Hospitals
As COVID-19 continues to circle the globe with scientists on its trail, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are leading the search for an effective treatment.