Tag: Journal of the American Medical Assn

They Don’t Hide From the Coronavirus, They Confront It

“I’m having flashbacks to the Boston Marathon bombing,” my daughter said. She was a newly minted physician on the day the bombs went off seven years ago, when the police rolled a man on a stretcher into her hospital’s emergency department. His blood had spilled onto the floor and someone began to wipe it away. […]

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New Guidelines Urge Most U.S. Adults to be Screened for Hepatitis C

Most adults in the United States should be screened for hepatitis C, according to guidelines published Monday, as the opioid crisis and more prevalent use of illicit injected drugs have driven a nearly fourfold increase in new cases over the last decade. Despite substantial advances in treatment over the past five years, infections are on […]

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They Recovered From the Coronavirus. Were They Infected Again?

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New Report on 138 Coronavirus Cases Reveals Disturbing Details

One patient, admitted to a hospital in Wuhan, China, infected at least 10 health care workers and four other patients with the coronavirus that has sickened more than 31,000 people, killed 600 and reached two dozen other countries. The case was just one disturbing detail in a new report on 138 patients in Wuhan that […]

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