Glenn W. Wortmann MD

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Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases

Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, FIDSA, FACP, is the section director of Infectious Diseases at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and program director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program.

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What the Delta Variant Means For Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Americans

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
August 02, 2021

The Delta variant is the fourth known mutation of the COVID-19 virus. Like any mutated virus or bacteria, each strain…

Six Things to Know About HIV & Testing

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
June 21, 2021

The human immunodeficiency virus—commonly known as HIV—can destroy vital cells that resist infection and disease. This can gradually cause critical…

Monoclonal Antibodies: An Effective Treatment for COVID-19

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
March 05, 2021

The use of monoclonal antibody therapy has proven promising in the treatment of many diseases—for example, in carrying chemotherapy or…

The COVID-19 Vaccines Are Here

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
December 17, 2020

Effective vaccines to fight COVID-19 have arrived, and they’re our best hope for bringing the current pandemic to an end….

COVID-19 and Flu Season

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
October 13, 2020

Influenza (or what we commonly call flu) is one of several viruses which can infect the respiratory tract and cause…

How to Vacation Safely This Summer

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
July 15, 2020

Traveling by plane, train, or automobile isn’t what it used to be. With so many of us wanting to enjoy…