Some are asking if state of emergency provisions that loosened or suspended pre-COVID-19 regulations will remain. One example is regulations that govern the scope of practice and supervision of advanced practice providers.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down in-person social life across the world, digital solutions in healthcare exploded in use. Healthcare providers found that some patients struggled with digital health literacy.
Researchers are beginning to investigate whether COVID-19 can be transmitted sexually. Early data from the study, as well as data from research in China, show the virus is present in some men’s semen. But other researchers who studied men who had recovered from COVID-19 did not find virus in semen samples. Authors of a new study hope to settle the question and answer questions about the transmissibility in semen.