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Oral Antiviral Stops SARS-CoV-2 in its Tracks

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A single pill of the investigational drug molnupiravir taken twice a...

CDC Chief Signs Off on Advisory Panel’s Backing of J&J Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist

Alumni and current students and residents at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, have exploded in outrage at the removal of Princess...

CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever Outbreak

A new drug-resistant strain of Salmonella Typhi has infected least 71 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

FDA OKs First Injectable Complete Drug Regimen for HIV

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cabenuva, an injectable formulation of cabotegravir (Vocabria) and rilpivirine (Edurant), for adults living with HIV-1 infection....

California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s state epidemiologist is urging a halt...

What Happened When the Only ER Doctor in a Rural Town Got COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Kurt Papenfus is the lone full-time emergency room doctor in Cheyenne...

Metapneumovirus Infections Indistinguishable From Flu, RSV

The all-consuming news about SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 has overshadowed other viral pathogens that are the cause of severe or fatal lower respiratory infections (LRI) including...

Infectious Disease Is an Increasing Threat From Climate Change

“I would argue that the most important reason to care about climate change is because of our children,” Saul Hymes, MD, said at the annual...

Time to Discuss the Unpleasant Side Effects of COVID Shots?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a...

Biometric Changes on Fitness Trackers Detect COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A smartphone app that combines passively collected physiologic data from wearable...

New Technologies Show Promise for Treating Pigmented Lesions

Picosecond and nanosecond lasers are far more effective for treating individual lentigines, compared with other types of devices, but ultrashort pulses carry a higher risk...

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reinfections in US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A 25-year-old man from Nevada and a 42-year-old man in Virginia...

Distinguishing COVID-19 From Flu in Kids Remains Challenging

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For children with COVID-19, rates of hospitalization, ICU admission, and ventilator...

College Coronavirus Testing Plans Are All Over the Map

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. University of Illinois graduate student Kristen Muñoz submits her saliva sample...

When a Contagion Comes, Women Bear a Heavy Burden

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Suganya Prakash, 21, left at 8 a.m. from her home in a...

Scientists Rely on Unproven Methods to Create COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With millions of lives on the line, researchers have been working...

Disease-Ridden Mosquitoes Fly Free as Health Depts Focus on COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Bug spray, swollen welts, citronella. It’s mosquito season. And in a...

Don’t Overlook Treating Older Patients With APL, Expert Says

The estimated one third of patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) who are older than 60 years of age now enjoy a notably better prognosis...

COVID-19 Symptoms Can Linger for Months

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clinicians and researchers have focused on the acute phase of COVID-19...

Myocarditis in COVID-19: An Elusive Cardiac Complication

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 literature has been peppered with reports about myocarditis accompanying...

Healthcare Workers May Be at Risk Early in COVID-19 Outbreak

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Soon after the first case of COVID-19 was identified in the...

How to Recognize and Manage Kawasaki-like Syndrome

The involvement of the immune system is therefore very strongly suspected, probably mediated by a bacterial or viral agent, and as such the involvement...

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Dermatologic Manifestations: More Than a Footprint

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 08, 2020 — The skin manifestations of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 were not recognized at...

Why We Can’t Test Our Way Out of This

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 06, 2020 — At the moment, society is locked down in an attempt to reduce...