Covid 19 Update

June 2020 – Vol. 39, No. 5

Hindsight is 2020: Lessons on Racial Health Disparity during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As cities across the globe were gearing up in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, New Orleans, LA, was deep in the festivities of Mardi Gras. In the weeks that followed the traditional March event, something disastrous was unfolding. Hospitals around the world were becoming overrun by the novel virus, and New Orleans noticed the number of cases quickly rising.


Guidance for Return to Practice for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

As the United States transitions back toward more widespread delivery of healthcare and otolaryngologists expand their practice to include non-emergent and time-sensitive patients, they are seeking consistent guidance and principles to reinstitute diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.


Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The arrival of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in winter 2020 marked a watershed moment in international healthcare. As information began to circulate about the rapidly expanding pandemic, it became clear early in its expansion that this respiratory virus would have a significant impact on otolaryngologists and their patients.