People who get COVID-19 have a treatment option that can significantly reduce their odds of hospitalization, but it’s not a substitute for trying to avoid infection in the first place through vaccination, doctors say.
Throughout the month of September, in recognition of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Women in Medicine Month, CU Anschutz News is recognizing a few of the extraordinary women who work in all aspects of the medical field on this campus. They share the significance of being a woman in medicine and the challenges of fulfilling their numerous roles during a worldwide pandemic. Brigadier General Kathleen Flarity is highlighted in the launch of the series.
Dr. Bebarta was awarded a highly competitive NIH R21 research grant to study the use of thiosulfate for chlorine gas exposures, which can cause deadly respiratory symptoms in military or industrial exposures.