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‘We Are Winning Some of These Battles’

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 —This column was adapted from a Twitter thread, with permission. I saw my first COVID-19 patient on March 17. A week later, it felt like over half of the new consults were patients with COVID-19. This is a bad …

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COVID-19 and Angiotensin Drugs: Help or Harm?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

The crux of the controversy is data suggesting that use of ACE inhibitors and ARBs may increase expression of ACE2, which leads to the hypothesis that these drugs may increase patient susceptibility to the virus. Several commentaries suggesting that ACE inhibitors and ARBs may increase susceptibility in this way have …

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