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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection is associated with a spectrum of neurological disorders

Spectrum of Neurological Disorders Linked to SARS-CoV-2

Neurological manifestations include inflammatory CNS syndromes, encephalopathies, ischemic stroke
Just as the physical symptoms of COVID-19 vary among the population

COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbates Mental Health Issues

Don Mordecai, M.D., talks with HD Live! about mental health consequences, in particular for frontline health care workers
There is wide variation in the safety performance of electronic health record systems used in U.S. hospitals

Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Many Medication Errors

Though broadly used in U.S. hospitals, EHRs fail to detect up to one-third of medication errors
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Profiled

Two reports describe characteristics of MIS-C seen in U.S. pediatric health centers, New York state
Patients with COVID-19 appear to have a heightened risk for acute ischemic stroke compared with patients with influenza

Acute Ischemic Stroke Risk Higher With COVID-19 Than Influenza

Higher risk remains even when adjusting for demographic and clinical features
Vaccine maker Novavax will receive $1.6 billion from the U.S. government to provide 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by early 2021

Company Gets $1.6 Billion From U.S. Government for COVID-19 Vaccine

Novavax has never brought a product to market before
Late-stage human trials to assess whether a double antibody cocktail can prevent and treat COVID-19 infection have started

COVID-19 Antibody Cocktail Begins Late-Stage Human Trials

Trial will assess whether it can prevent infection among uninfected people in close contact with an infected person
In a case series of 31 patients

Chilblains in Recent Case Series Not Tied to COVID-19 Infection

SARS-CoV-2 undetected by PCR on nasopharyngeal swabs and in biopsy samples of skin in 31 patients
Social distancing is one of the main measures to combat COVID-19 spread

Social Distancing Effective for Mitigating COVID-19 Spread

Decreased mobility correlated strongly with reduced COVID-19 case growth rates across U.S. counties
Persons with HIV hospitalized with COVID-19 have similar outcomes to demographically-matched patients without HIV

Outcomes Similar for COVID-19 in Patients With, Without HIV

Rate of patients who required mechanical ventilation, died similar for those with HIV, matched comparators