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Plenty of COVID-19 Vaccine Coming, Fauci Says

To combat the surging pandemic, Fauci is calling on all Americans to practice social distancing and wearing masks
Symptom-based screening alone is not sufficient to contain a COVID-19 outbreak on college campuses

COVID-19 Testing Needed Every Two Days to Reopen Colleges

Frequency of screening is more important than the accuracy of the test
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 July 27 to 31

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...
Many of the first COVID-19 cases reported from affected countries outside of mainland China involved recent travel to affected countries

Global Epidemiology of COVID-19 Reported for Prepandemic Era

101 clusters ID'd; transmission higher in non-health care occupational settings, community gatherings
Bacterial and fungal infections are uncommon in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Bacterial, Fungal Coinfection Uncommon in COVID-19 Patients

Ninety-eight percent of patients received antibiotics at any point during COVID-19 hospitalization
The United States is buying up another potential COVID-19 vaccine

U.S. Puts Up Another $2.1 Billion for Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur will supply 100 million doses of its experimental vaccine to the U.S.
One-third of pharmacists say they do not have enough remdesivir to treat all COVID-19 patients who are eligible for it

Remdesivir Shortages Plague Some Hospitals, Pharmacists Say

One-third of pharmacists report that they do not have enough remdesivir to treat all eligible patients
Lack of parental intent to initiate and complete the human papillomavirus vaccine series for adolescents is a major public health concern

Teen HPV Vaccination Rates Suboptimal

Half of parents of unvaccinated teens have no intention to initiate the vaccine series
Eating chocolate at least once a week is associated with a lower risk for coronary artery disease

Chocolate Tied to Lower Coronary Artery Disease Risk

Moderate consumption once a week tied to lower risk for disease
Nirsevimab prevents respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated lower respiratory tract infections in healthy preterm infants

Nirsevimab Injection Cuts RSV-Linked Infections in Preemies

Maternal RSV fusion protein nanoparticle vaccine did not meet prespecified success criterion for efficacy