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On May 14, 2020
@MackayIM shared
School Closure During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic https://t.co/u7M9X5nnas
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School Closure During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

School Closure During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

This Viewpoint discusses the effectiveness of school closure as a preventive measure during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

On May 17, 2020
@MackayIM shared
RT @DrTedros: [email protected] released a scientific brief on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: https://t.co/06owv1gLeo I call on all clinicians worldwide to work with your national authorities and WHO to be on the alert and better understand this syndrome in children. #COVID19 https://t.co/amlIaBsI5k
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On May 19, 2020
@JAMA_current shared
The @NIH is partnering with more than a dozen biopharmaceutical companies and multiple other agencies to develop an international strategy for a coordinated research response to the #COVID19 pandemic, including prioritizing vaccine https://t.co/vTsVX6PtVW
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Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV)

Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV)

This Viewpoint describes how the National Institutes of Health is partnering with more than a dozen biopharmaceutical companies and multiple other agencies to develop an international ...

On May 16, 2020
@petermbenglish shared
RT @fascinatorfun: How Kerala's rock star health minister - Ex science teacher- helped save it from Covid-19 | The Guardian A must read article on how a far poorer state (pop 33 mill) handles CV19 far better than the U.K. or USA. Time for humility here https://t.co/ALUSMZfAXG
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The coronavirus slayer! How Kerala's rock star health minister helped save it from Covid-19

The coronavirus slayer! How Kerala's rock star health minister helped save it from Covid-19

KK Shailaja has been hailed as the reason a state of 35 million people has only lost four to the virus. Here’s how the former teacher did it

On May 18, 2020
@XHNews shared
Check out how China brings #COVID19 under control with joint efforts https://t.co/8rHYCORdcq https://t.co/hLaoZZLqqp
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China Focus: Bring COVID-19 under control with joint efforts

China Focus: Bring COVID-19 under control with joint efforts

The "two sessions" are expected to make overall arrangements for China's economic and social development, and feature measures ensuring an ultimate victory in the country's battle …

On May 15, 2020
@WebMD shared
In the race to find treatments for COVID-19, researchers say a class of long-used drugs called interferons looks promising as part of a regimen to speed recovery. https://t.co/STOEZBj3VO https://t.co/mrtasDd7X9
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Could Interferon Drugs Help Fight COVID-19?

Could Interferon Drugs Help Fight COVID-19?

A small study found that a three-drug regimen, containing an interferon, helped hospitalized COVID-19 patients go home a few days sooner.

On May 14, 2020
@Health_Affairs shared
To provide physicians w/protection in the face of the #COVID19 emergency, states have begun taking action to address medical #liability. In this newly published blog, Benjamin McMichael of @UALawSchool + coauthors discuss state medical liability immunity. https://t.co/ZOnTbso35i https://t.co/p7rxotT1RR
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COVID-19 And State Medical Liability Immunity

COVID-19 And State Medical Liability Immunity

Recognizing the risk of litigation flowing out of the COVID-19 crisis, on March 24, 2020, the US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar issued a letter urging all state …

On May 16, 2020
@XHNews shared
#COVID19 update, May 16: https://t.co/5ny0hevUxu - Belgium: Deaths from coronavirus top 9,000 - Spain: New deaths from COVID-19 keep falling - Egypt receives 3rd batch of anti-coronavirus medical aid from China - Malaysia: Recovered COVID-19 rate exceeds 80% https://t.co/mK8vIPcdsZ
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Live COVID-19 updates: COVID-19 cases near 21,000 in Bangladesh, deaths surpass 300

Live COVID-19 updates: COVID-19 cases near 21,000 in Bangladesh, deaths surpass 300

(Xinhua/Zhang Keren) - Deaths from coronavirus top 9,000 in Belgium - New deaths from COVID-19 keep falling in Spain - Egypt receives 3rd batch of anti-coronavirus medical aid …