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Audio Interview: A Covid-19–Related Syndrome in Children

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

The continuing spread of SARS-CoV-2 remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. What physicians need to know about transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of Covid-19 is the subject of ongoing updates from infectious disease experts at the Journal. In this audio interview conducted… ...

Audio Interview: A Covid-19–Related Syndrome in Children2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Four Decades of HIV/AIDS — Much Accomplished, Much to Do

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

The dramatic saga of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) features an early sense of helplessness and frustration in the face of a mysterious new disease, courage on the part of the afflicted, and the gradual accrual of groundbreaking scientific advances that have brought hope to a… ...

Four Decades of HIV/AIDS — Much Accomplished, Much to Do2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Antibiotics for Childhood Pneumonia — Do We Really Know How Long to Treat?

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends 3 days of oral amoxicillin (80 mg per kilogram of body weight per day) in children younger than 5 years of age who have fast-breathing pneumonia (cough lasting Journal, two well-performed randomized, controlled trials challenge these recommendations in… ...

Antibiotics for Childhood Pneumonia — Do We Really Know How Long to Treat?2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease Diagnosed 7.5 Years after Occupational Exposure

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

To the Editor: We report a case of variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) that was plausibly related to accidental occupational exposure in a technician who had handled murine samples contaminated with the agent that causes bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) 7.5 years earlier. In May 2010,… ...

Variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease Diagnosed 7.5 Years after Occupational Exposure2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Amoxicillin for 3 or 5 Days for Chest-Indrawing Pneumonia in Malawian Children

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Each year, approximately 920,000 children die from pneumonia before the age of 5 years. Providing greater access to appropriate and effective treatment is an important goal. Treatment of bacterial pneumonia requires an effective antibiotic agent administered in adequate doses for an appropriate… ...

Amoxicillin for 3 or 5 Days for Chest-Indrawing Pneumonia in Malawian Children2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Reduced Rate of Hospital Admissions for ACS during Covid-19 Outbreak in Northern Italy

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

To the Editor: To address the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, strict social containment measures have been adopted worldwide, and health care systems have been reorganized to cope with the enormous increase in the numbers of acutely ill patients. During this same period, some changes in the… ...

Reduced Rate of Hospital Admissions for ACS during Covid-19 Outbreak in Northern Italy2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Age, Complexity, and Crisis — A Prescription for Progress in Pandemic

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

It’s a sunny Sunday in San Francisco as I tackle overdue clinic notes and Covid-19 sweeps the planet. I am scheduled to speak in 10 other states over the coming weeks, and as a healthy, middle-aged physician from a region with growing numbers of infections, I’m as likely to be a...

Age, Complexity, and Crisis — A Prescription for Progress in Pandemic2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Randomized Trial of Amoxicillin for Pneumonia in Pakistan

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

In 2015, acute lower respiratory tract infections caused 7.4 deaths per 1000 live births (95% confidence interval [CI], 6.7 to 8.8) worldwide. These infections disproportionately affected children in impoverished areas. The epidemiologic characteristics of pneumonia are changing rapidly as a result… ...

Randomized Trial of Amoxicillin for Pneumonia in Pakistan2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Pandemic and Persona

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

"Try Googling ‘record-setting lake trout New Hampshire,’" I found myself saying recently to an anxious patient while we explored ways to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic. He loves fishing, and I remembered a story in the paper recently — just barely pre-plague — that showed a smiling sportsman… ...

Pandemic and Persona2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

Covid-19 in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases — Case Series from New York

2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00

To the Editor: Data on Covid-19 in patients with immune-mediated inflammatory disease who have received anticytokine biologics, other immunomodulatory therapies, or both on a long-term basis are scarce. Trials to assess the efficacy of antirheumatic therapies such as hydroxychloroquine and… ...

Covid-19 in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases — Case Series from New York2020-07-02T00:00:00+00:00