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Know What’s Going On

Knowing that a threat is emerging is a critical element in response and recovery planning. If the threat has been well anticipated, the information about speed, location, target communities, and the population at risk become critical information. Knowing what is…

Assessing Threats

September is Preparedness Month and this is the first of four blogs we will post during this month focusing on various aspects of preparedness. In this missive, I will talk about threats since preparedness is first and foremost about anticipation…

EWP Time to assess

Time to Assess

The US is making progress in getting control of this global pandemic that has affected our lives significantly. COVID-19 cases are still high, but hospitalizations and deaths are declining. Our experience shows that we still need to pursue the activities…

Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

Let’s Prevent Hospitalizations and Consider Monoclonal Antibody Treatments In November, 2020, FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for two monoclonal antibody products. An EUA is different than full FDA approval in that it is issued in emergent circumstances, usually without…

Alternative Care Sites

As the SARS-CoV2 virus has surged across the US in the last month, EWP has seen increasing pressure on hospitals who are hard pressed to accommodate patients due to limitations in staff, space, and equipment. Although many facilities have invoked…