How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue
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COVID-19 Crisis Exposes Physician Abuse

APRIL 30, 2020 — Janelle (not her real name) had just wheeled a patient into the recovery room at her Brooklyn, New York, hospital when an alarm sounded over the public address system. Another patient with COVID-19 was coding. The surgical resident rushed to the ICU to see if she could help, but all she […]

Hospital Hacks, Tips for Small Practices
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HCQ Hospital Protocols, ER Physician Death

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:  Hospitals Update Hydroxychloroquine Protocols  Across the country, hospitals are incorporating Friday’s warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the risks of […]

German Physician Explains Alternative Ventilation for COVID-19
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German Physician Explains Alternative Ventilation for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Over 48 hours, eight patients arrived at the COVID-19 unit in Neustadt, Germany — four from an overwhelmed hospital in Strasbourg, France, and four who were transferred from other hospitals across Germany. All were critically ill, deeply sedated, and receiving lung-protective […]

Virtual Conference, COVID-19 TikTok, DIY Masks
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Coronavirus Social: Facebook Physician Memorial

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. While Facebook lit a virtual candle in remembrance of physicians who have died fighting COVID-19, Twitter was on fire over presidential comments about injecting disinfectants as a cure. Elsewhere on social media this week, YouTube tries to eradicate videos pushing fake […]

A physician couple who both had COVID-19 had very different responses — one ending up in intensive care, the other asymptomatic.
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How COVID-19 Hit a Physician Couple Differently

Kate Johnson April 13, 2020 – A physician couple who both had COVID-19 had very different responses — one ending up in intensive care, the other asymptomatic. Their story, one of two people living together but with such different responses to the infection, illustrates how much is still to be learned about COVID-19, says Noopur […]

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Ventilator Protocols Questioned, Physician Rights

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:  Does COVID-19 Require Different Ventilator Protocols? As New York health officials race to secure ventilators, some physicians are starting to ask whether it’s time […]