Case 37-2020: A 35-Year-Old Man with Lymphadenopathy and Petechiae

November 26th, 2020|

Presentation of Case. Dr. Anna C. O’Kelly (Medicine): A 35-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of lymphadenopathy and thrombocytopenia. The patient had been well until 4 months before this admission, when painless swelling developed in the groin area bilaterally; there were no other… ...

A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds, new UN report reveals

November 25th, 2020|

Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported, calling on governments to “protect, sustain and accelerate” efforts to combat childhood HIV.  ...

Risk Factors for SARS-CoV-2 in a Statewide Correctional System

November 24th, 2020|

To the Editor: More than 2 million persons are incarcerated in the United States, and many of them are vulnerable to infection because of chronic medical conditions. Correctional settings are considered to be high-risk environments for transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome… ...

UNICEF planning ‘mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

November 23rd, 2020|

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the world, to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to over 92 countries, as soon as doses become available, the agency said on Monday.  ...