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US HCW Infections and Deaths, CPR Guidance

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  CDC Quantifies Deaths, Infections of Healthcare Workers  As of April 9, more than 9000 healthcare workers in the United States had diagnosed cases of […]

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Encephalitis Case Report, Silent Spreaders

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. 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, clinicians from the Henry Ford […]

Virtual Conference, COVID-19 TikTok, DIY Masks
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Patient Questions, Daily Dispatch, Infographics

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A survey of patient questions, an emotional memo from a New York City surgeon, and some useful reminders for non-ICU specialists were all trending Friday on social media. Read on for the details. Lots of Questions. Some Answers. “Can you get […]

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A Hospitalist’s Advice, Fighting an ‘Infodemic’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  A Hospitalist’s Advice Stanford University had its first confirmed case of COVID-19 around March 10. After weeks of sleep deprivation, intense planning, and quick […]

Physicians Pessimistic Despite Increased COVID-19 Test Kits
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Physicians Pessimistic Despite Increased COVID-19 Test Kits

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians were concerned about the safety of their loved ones and themselves and pessimistic about how those outside of the medical community will respond to the pandemic, according to a survey. One positive finding from the physicians who participated in this survey […]

Match Day Online, #Patient31, Vanishing Posts
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Match Day Online, #Patient31, Vanishing Posts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Beginning today, Medscape Medical News will be bringing our readers a regular update on the trending topics related to COVID-19 that clinicians are discussing across social media. Some of these topics may be relevant to your clinical practice, while others may […]

Seattle Clinic Tackles Novel Coronavirus
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Seattle Clinic Tackles Novel Coronavirus

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. [This interview has been edited for length and clarity.] The novel coronavirus has hit Seattle and the surrounding suburbs hard, with 83 confirmed cases and 17 deaths to date. But while Seattle may be the first US city affected, it is […]

COVID-19: Who's Protecting the Protectors?
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COVID-19: Who’s Protecting the Protectors?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) struck in 2003 – 2004, approximately 20% of infections overall occurred in frontline healthcare workers. In Greater Toronto, the North American epicenter of the outbreak, that number more than doubled, to 43%, and two nurses […]