• Op-Ed: Beyond COVID Tribalism

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Two things are true about COVID-19. First, there is no person who has all the answers. SARS-CoV-2 affects every aspect of human life, carries massive uncertainty, and there is no demigod amongst us who understands the disease...
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  • COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients

    COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a 'syndemic' for people with chronic illnesses, a new study analyzing data from low and middle-income countries shows.
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  • Study shows ‘broad acceptance' of monthly injection for ART

    1 month ago - By Healio

    A majority of virologically suppressed patients with HIV considered long-acting injectable ART to be acceptable, according to results from the CUSTOMIZE study presented during IDWeek.
    Prior research has shown that the regimen - a monthly injection of cabotegravir and rilpivirine - is noninferior to daily oral therapy.
    “The results show broad acceptance of this new delivery strategy for. The main clinical outcome in my opinion is that patients like the option of injectable ART,” Blair Thedinger, MD, associate
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  • Small study shows patients with SARS-CoV-2, flu coinfection not worse off

    1 month ago - By Healio

    A small study in New York found no difference in outcomes among patients with COVID-19 compared with patients who had both influenza and COVID-19, according to data presented at IDWeek.
    “Early in the pandemic, when everything was new, in the news there was a report mentioning that COVID-19 and influenza coinfection was not possible. Then some reports in China confirmed coinfection but only a few cases,” Renato G. Bobadilla, MD, a medical resident at Saint Barnabas Hospital in New York, told Healio. “However, here in the Bronx, we were hit earlier than other states, coinciding
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