NIH researchers report that the prevalence of COVID-19 in the United States during spring and summer of 2020 far exceeded the known number of cases. For every diagnosed COVID-19 case in this time frame, the researchers estimate that there were 4.8 undiagnosed cases, representing an additional 16.8 million cases by July alone.
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December 7, 2020
The COVID-19 Testing Impact Calculator is a free resource that shows how different approaches to testing and other mitigation measures, such as mask use, can curb the spread of the virus in any organization.
December 11, 2020
The COVID-19 Test Us program was conceived soon after the RADx launch in April to facilitate clinical studies for testing technologies in the real-word setting.
September 15, 2020
NIH has awarded seven contracts to companies and academic institutions to develop digital health solutions that help address the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 30, 2020
NIH announced $129.3 million in scale-up and manufacturing support for a new set of COVID-19 testing technologies as part of RADx. These tests add to initial awards made to seven companies on July 31, 2020.
May 16, 2022
Researchers at the University of Memphis-based Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) have introduced a new mobile app that may support physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. MD2K is supported by NIH with a grant administered by the NIBIB.
May 20, 2020
A new study has begun recruiting at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, to determine how many adults in the United States without a confirmed history of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), have antibodies to the virus.
June 29, 2021
Bioengineers have developed a 3D printing technique that creates the interacting networks for transport of air, blood, and other bodily fluids—a major step toward 3D printed replacement organs.
October 2, 2019
A team of researchers have adapted optical coherence tomography to detect bacterial biofilms often associated with ventilator-assisted pneumonia in the ICU.