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COVID-19 Took Toll on Mental Health of Chinese Physicians

Physicians saw drop in mood, rise in depression, anxiety symptoms, and fear of workplace violence

Hydroxychloroquine Prescriptions Surge in U.S. During Pandemic

Increase in hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine fills seen during week of March 15 to 21, 2020

BMI, Tracheal Intubation/Death Linked in Diabetes With COVID-19

In multivariable analyses with covariates, only BMI was positively linked to primary outcome

Italian Health Care Workers’ Mental Health Suffering During COVID-19

Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and insomnia all common

May 2020 Briefing – Infectious Disease

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Infectious Disease for May 2020. This roundup includes the...

Human Trial of Antibody Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Underway

If drug proves safe and effective, it could be available for use by the fall

ASCO: Mortality High for Cancer Patients With COVID-19

Factors linked to 30-day mortality include age, male sex, smoking status, comorbidities, active cancer

Radiation Oncology Clinic Visits Down Due to COVID-19

Patient volume decreased despite vast majority of practices adopting enhanced safety practices

Significant Drop Seen in Type A Aortic Dissection After COVID-19

Monthly surgical case volume of aortic dissection declined 76.5 percent; volumes low in March, April

Burden of Severe COVID-19 High in California, Washington State

Length of stay was 9.3 days for survivors; probability high for ICU admission, mortality