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Birth Month and Influenza Vaccination in Children

2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

To the Editor: Annual influenza vaccination is recommended in young children. Preventive care visits, which often occur near a child’s birthday, are a convenient time to administer vaccines. Children who have their birthday — and thus their recommended yearly visit — before the vaccine becomes… ...

Birth Month and Influenza Vaccination in Children2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

Once Upon a Time…the Hero Sheltered in Place

2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

In late March, my mother and I were having our routine Covid-19–era argument about my upcoming clinical duties. She said I was acting like a teenager. I said she was treating me like one. "What if you end up on a ventilator?" she asked. "I live or I die," I said....

Once Upon a Time…the Hero Sheltered in Place2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

Covid-19, Angiogenesis, and ARDS Endotypes

2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has inspired new interest in understanding the fundamental pathology of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which has been associated with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). ARDS has long been recognized to be remarkably heterogeneous, with not only a wide… ...

Covid-19, Angiogenesis, and ARDS Endotypes2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

CPR in the Covid-19 Era — An Ethical Framework

2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing clinicians, health care institutions, and public officials to develop crisis standards of care that differ radically from ordinary care for services such as diagnostic testing and mechanical ventilation. Under normal conditions, cardiopulmonary resuscitation… ...

CPR in the Covid-19 Era — An Ethical Framework2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

Pulmonary Vascular Endothelialitis, Thrombosis, and Angiogenesis in Covid-19

2020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

Infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in humans is associated with a broad spectrum of clinical respiratory syndromes, ranging from mild upper airway symptoms to progressive life-threatening viral pneumonia. Clinically, patients with severe coronavirus disease… ...

Pulmonary Vascular Endothelialitis, Thrombosis, and Angiogenesis in Covid-192020-07-09T01:00:00+00:00

Influenza A(H1N2) variant virus – Brazil

2020-07-09T00:00:00+00:00

On 22 June 2020, the International Health Regualtions (IHR) Focal Point (FP) of Brazil shared a preliminary report with the Panamerican Health Organization, the WHO Regional Office for the Americas of a human infection with Influenza A(H1N2) variant virus (A(H1N2)v). According to the report, the patient, a 22-year-old female, with no...

Influenza A(H1N2) variant virus – Brazil2020-07-09T00:00:00+00:00

Baloxavir for Postexposure Prophylaxis against Influenza in Households

2020-07-08T01:00:00+00:00

In the United States, antiviral treatment of influenza is recommended as soon as possible in hospitalized patients and in outpatients who are at increased risk for influenza complications or have progressive disease, and it can be considered in non–high-risk patients presenting within 2 days after… ...

Baloxavir for Postexposure Prophylaxis against Influenza in Households2020-07-08T01:00:00+00:00

Case 23-2020: A 76-Year-Old Woman Who Died from Covid-19

2020-07-08T01:00:00+00:00

Presentation of Case. Dr. Kathy M. Tran: A 76-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital because of confusion and hypoxemia during the pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The patient had been well… ...

Case 23-2020: A 76-Year-Old Woman Who Died from Covid-192020-07-08T01:00:00+00:00