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Survival From COVID-19 High in Patients With Psoriasis

Risk for hospitalization increased for patients using nonbiologic systemic therapy versus biologics
When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available

CDC Plans Cellphone COVID-19 Vaccine Tracking System

Health checks will be done by text messages and email every day during the first week after vaccination
At a meeting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory board

FDA Needs More Safety Data on COVID-19 Vaccines, Experts Say

Polls show Americans getting more skeptical about a vaccine, worry that approval process is being rushed
The stress of the COVID-19 pandemic

APA: Americans Are Stressed, Particularly Young Adults

American Psychological Association says annual survey points to national mental health crisis
Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of Oct. 19 to 23

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...
The first company to start a phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine reached its target of enrolling 30

U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Enrolls 30,000

Moderna says it is on track to apply for FDA approval to market the vaccine in early December
In a move that widens the pool of people considered at risk for COVID-19 infection

CDC Broadens Definition of ‘Close Contact’ in Tracing COVID-19 Infections

Change will likely have biggest impact in group settings where people are in repeated contact with others
In an evidence-based clinical guideline

Guidelines Developed for Care of Adults With Down Syndrome

Strong recommendation advises screening for Alzheimer-type dementia starting at age 40 years
For patients with type 2 diabetes

Green Tea, Coffee Intake Linked to Reduced Mortality in T2DM

Higher levels of consumption of green tea and/or coffee may reduce mortality in those with T2DM
For women with breast cancer

Taking Lipid-Lowering Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Cancer Death

Adherence inversely linked to mortality related to breast cancer, CRC, melanoma in women