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Many Infants With Hep C-Positive Moms Not Screened for HCV

Prenatal care is an important time to screen for hepatitis C, authors say

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

COVID-19 Infection Not Tied to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

7 percent of mothers delivering at large county health system tested positive, as did 3 percent of tested infants

SARS-CoV-2 Infection Rates Generally Low in U.S. Children

Black, Hispanic, Asian children less likely to get tested for SARS-CoV-2, more likely to test positive than White children

BCG Vaccination Linked to Lower SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence

Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG lower for health care workers with history of BCG vaccination

Non-COVID-19-Related Deaths Up, Too

Excess deaths seen for specific gender and age groups, with protective effect seen for female children

Xofluza Approved for Postexposure Prevention of Flu

Influenza infection and symptoms occurred in 1 and 13 percent of those receiving Xofluza and placebo, respectively

Vegans Have Increased Risk for Total, Main-Site Fractures

Association attenuated slightly with adjustment for dietary calcium and/or protein but still significant