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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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…

COVID-19: Serious Action Against a Novel Virus

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
March 30, 2020

Taking cues from how other countries are managing COVID-19, government and healthcare leaders have implemented dramatic and necessary steps to…

Six Things to Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
February 07, 2020

This article was updated on March 30, 2020. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ It’s been just over two months since Chinese authorities reported the…