New Jersey Medical School In The News 2021

Rutgers Dean has high praise for the COVID-19 vaccine

NJ 101.5 – NJMS Dean Robert L. Johnson, one of the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey, talks about the Dec. 15 rollout of the Pfizer vaccine at NJMS and University Hospital, noting that it almost feels like "we're going to save the world."

FDA Issues Emergency Authorization for Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Healthline – Dr. Shobha Swaminathan comments on news that the FDA has approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Swaminathan is a principal investigator of the Moderna vaccine.

New At-Home COVID-19 Test Gets Green Light From F.D.A.

The New York Times – Dr. Valerie Fitzhugh discusses a new at-home COVID-19 test that recently received FDA approval, noting that the fact that all the study's false positives occurred in the asymptomatic group could present certain issues.

Why COVID-19 Can Cause Bluish Lips in Severe Cases

Prevention – Dr. Lewis Nelson discusses uncommon symptoms of COVID-19, including blueish lips, which can be a sign of a severe coronavirus infection.