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An estimated 38 percent of all older adults in the United States are not ready for video visits with physicians

38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits

Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits
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.
When a COVID-19 vaccine is approved

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
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...
For surgical and nonsurgical specialists

Sex Differences in Income Vary With Proportion of Male Doctors

Sex difference in annual income lower in practices with 50 percent or less male physicians
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
Survivors of adolescent and young adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia may experience late effects

Survivors of Adolescent, Young Adult ALL May Suffer Late Effects

Estimated 10-year cumulative incidence high for subsequent endocrine disease, cardiac disease
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 emergence of telemedicine has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic. HD Live! sat down with Rujuta Saksena

Telemedicine Use Explodes During COVID-19 Pandemic

Two experts spoke with HD Live! about telemedicine's growth, best practices, outlook for the future
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