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More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  ID Experts: More Will Die Than Predicted  Anticipate a higher death rate from COVID-19 than originally predicted. That’s …

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Iranian Doctors ‘Dance’ to Defy Coronavirus

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

 What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — If it weren’t for Dr Mohammad Molaei, a radiologist in Qom, Iran, who insisted that his dying brother be tested for the novel coronavirus, Iranian officials would have remained in denial for many more days. In early February, infectious disease …

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Proposed Treatment Guidelines for the COVID-19 Era

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — In light of the rapid changes affecting cancer clinics due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Drs David Kerr and Rachel Kerr, both specialists in gastrointestinal cancers at the University of Oxford in Oxford, United Kingdom, drafted these guidelines for …

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Quarantine and Coronavirus: A How-To Guide

Quarantine and Coronavirus: A How-To Guide

Stay home unless you must see a doctor. No trips to the office or school, no shopping. If you must come out of your room, wear a mask. And don’t share towels. If you are among the thousands of Americans now self-quarantined because of possible infection with the coronavirus, these …

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Might COVID-19 Meld Public Health With Clinical Medicine?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Clinical medicine at its base is “one patient, one physician, one moment, one decision” — all day, every day. At The Lundberg Institute we add: Let it be a decision shared by patient and physician, informed by the best evidence, …

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Trending Clinical Topic: SARS-CoV-2

SARS-Cov-2 chart

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 –New research and information regarding severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19, resulted in this week’s top trending clinical topic. The Coronavirus Study Group of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses termed the …

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — I was supposed to be at a conference in Las Vegas, attending the meeting of the National Consortium of Breast Centers. My spring, typically filled with travel to give lectures to both oncology colleagues and men and women …

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Encephalitis Case Report, Silent Spreaders

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  First Presumptive Case Report of Encephalitis Linked to COVID-19 In a case report published online in the journal Radiology, …

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No School Forces Many Medical Workers to Stay Home

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — At least 1 in 7 U.S. health care workers have to miss work to care for their children if the coronavirus pandemic keeps schools closed — and their absence could result in more patient deaths, researchers say. …

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The Week That Wasn’t in COVID-19: Elon Musk, ‘Pandemic’ Scientist

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 –This week in the coronavirus stories that inundated the internet, Elon Musk weighed in on the ventilator shortage, a famous scientist claimed he may have the cure, and researchers debunked a conspiracy theory.  Elon Musk to …

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