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AI Algorithm Can Detect COVID-19 on Chest X-Rays

Accuracy of 82 percent achieved with DeepCOVID-XR compared with 81 percent for consensus of five thoracic radiologists

Delirium Common in Seniors Presenting to ED With COVID-19

Delirium is the sixth most common presenting symptom/sign; delirium linked to ICU stay and death

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

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

Fauci Calls for Americans to Pull Together, Says ‘Help Is on the Way’

Anthony Fauci, M.D., spoke with HD Live! about the safety and efficacy of a COVID-19 vaccine and doubling down on efforts to stop the surge in cases

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...

U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Could Begin in Mid-December

Vaccine appears 95 percent effective at preventing mild-to-severe COVID-19, according to the manufacturers

CDC Warns That COVID-19 Vaccine Might Spur Transient Sickness

Some volunteers in trials of candidate vaccines have reported flu-like symptoms after immunization

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

RSNA: Neurologic Complications of COVID-19 Examined

In patients with critical findings identified on neuroimaging, most common comorbidities were hypertension, diabetes