A hot, humid summer will slow coronavirus transmission but, on its own, is not likely to end the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, the University of Connecticut and Virginia Tech.

Businesses, professional bodies and individual practitioners have to keep talking at a time like this, not least because patients’ non-Covid-related needs have not disappeared overnight. How are lines of communication holding up, and what might this tell us about life after Covid-19?

For many of us, we’re entering week 8 of Work From Home during the Covid-19 crisis. It’s been inspiring to see all those in the healthcare communications universe innovate and remain motivated to continue our critical work during these challenging times. It’s fair to say that now, more than ever, the role of effectively communicating the research, development, administration and efficacy of drug therapies is paramount to successfully navigating the world through this pandemic and beyond. We invite all families to join us virtually, for our June 18th Med Ad News Manny Awards #FamilyStyle! This year’s Manny Awards program will be designed to entertain, engage and educate our growing healthcare communications family. Set your calendars and make a night of it for the entire family to get dressed up for a virtual Black Tie event!

Although many cyber criminals have pledged not to attack healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, an expert told CNBC that this may not extend to pharmaceutical companies.

The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll exceeds 40,000, by far the worst yet reported in Europe, raising more questions about Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s handling of the coronavirus crisis.

The Ad Council, America’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, elected new members to the Board of Directors at its virtual spring meeting.

The coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, leaving everyone scrambling to adjust. The main practice adopted to get through this new normal, social distancing, has impressed upon us all the need for an unprecedented shift in the way we live our lives. As companies and their workforces get accustomed to working during this public health crisis, there can be bumps, hiccups, and concerns about just how we’ll continue doing the important work we do.

Klick Health made the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 virus) 3D model it designed available as an open-source asset to news media and others looking to visually represent the COVID-19 virus with as much detail and accuracy as possible. The new 3D model is available for download as an illustration and video animation at covid19.klick.com.