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—Follow the AMA news coverage on COVID-19
—Read the latest AMA COVID-19 press releases
—Watch the AMA COVID-19 video updates
—Watch episodes of AMA "COVID-19: What Physicians Need to Know" webinar series
—From JAMA: View comments from Conserving Supply of Personal Protective Equipment—A Call for Ideas
March 22: What Clinicians Need to Know About the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine
This CDC webinar will provide clinicians an overview of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, including characteristics and administration, vaccinating special populations and contraindications. Learn more.
—AMA publishes updates on CPT® Category I, vaccine codes, COVID-19 CPT vaccine and immunization codes and COVID-19 CPT coding and guidance.
—The FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to permit the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, for active immunization to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 16 years of age and older.
—CDC provides new guidance on how to avoid purchasing counterfeit respirators.
—AMA Journal of Ethics publishes its latest Ethics Talk: Equal Justice Under Law and Health Equity
The United States has broken the tragic barrier of more than 500,000 Americans lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the AMA urges continued vigilance as the pandemic's end is now within reach. Read more.
—AMA publishes new resources on telehealth definitions and guides.
—People with obesity are at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. An obesity medicine physician offers advice to help.