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European HIV doctors conduct their first-ever region-wide audit of services

Pilot project shows it is possible to measure and compare HIV services in widely different countries For the first time, the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have conducted an audit of one aspect of HIV clinical services, measuring provision in five disparate countries against one… Read More »

What could White House doctors treat Trump with?

What ELSE could White House doctors treat Trump with? President was given Regeneron’s experimental coronavirus antibody cocktail before being hospitalized at Walter Reed where more treatments could be on offer President Trump received an 8 gram infusion of Regeneron’s experimental coronavirus antibody cocktail drug  The drug is currently in early stage trials, but the first… Read More »

Among Those Disrupted By COVID-19: The Nation’s Newest Doctors

About HealthBent KHN’s chief Washington correspondent, Julie Rovner, who has covered health care for more than 30 years, offers insight and analysis of policies and politics in her regular HealthBent columns. Send questions to jrovner@kff.org. July 1 is a big day in medical education. It’s traditionally the day newly minted doctors start their first year of… Read More »

Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix – NPR

Enlarge this image Dr. William Strudwick stands outside Howard University Hospital, where he works as an attending physician in the emergency department. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption toggle caption Tyrone Turner/WAMU Dr. William Strudwick was finishing a shift at Washington, D.C.’s Howard University Hospital when his wife, Maria, texted. Their 19-year old son, Cole, wanted to… Read More »

Doctors avoiding work with coronavirus patients due to compensation fears if they die

Hundreds of doctors are avoiding working extra hours in the NHS’s coronavirus battle because they’ve lost death-in-service benefits amid pensions row and freelance contracts A survey by the Doctors’ Association UK (DAUK) highlighted doctors’ fears 350 medics said they were less willing to work in high-risk areas amid crisis They have concerns their families will… Read More »

Early COVID-19 or allergy symptoms? Local doctors explain how to tell the difference – Gainesville Times

You might just have allergies. Dr. Supriya Mannepalli. Telling the difference between allergy and coronavirus symptoms can prove tricky, especially when they overlap. Dr. Supriya Mannepalli, medical director for Northeast Georgia Physician Groups Infectious Disease, told The Times that both COVID-19 and allergies can cause runny nose, scratchy throat and headaches. For those who also… Read More »