Q&A: Hospital physician says arrival of COVID-19 vaccine ‘is a glimmer of hope’

Almost 10 months after COVID-19 was first diagnosed at Mount Sinai Health System, Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived there Dec. 15.The vaccine’s arrival caused a whirlwind of emotions, Gopi Patel, MD, the health system’s medical director of antimicrobial stewardship and associate professor of infectious disease, told Healio Primary Care.“I cried multiple times that day,” she said. “But I was also full of cheer and very proud.”Patel said she has not had a day without answering a colleague’s email, treating patients on the hospitalRead More

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