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Pfizer: Vaccine Shown 100% Effective in Kids 12-15
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948466

Mar 30th, 2021 - Phase III clinical trials show that Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is 100% effective in protecting children 12-15 years old from infection, the company said in a news release. The study enrolled 2,260 adolescents ages 12-15. No infections were reported in the group given the vaccine produced by Pfizer and its European partner, BioNTech, the release said

Believing in Conspiracy Theories Is Not Delusional
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945290

Feb 3rd, 2021 - When many people across the country, not to mention in public office, believe that the world is run by a group of Satanic pedophiles that includes top Democrats and Hollywood elites, and that former President Trump is leading a secret mission to bring these evildoers to justice, one can't help but ask if they're at least to some degree mentally impaired. Conspiracy theories are often received w...

Feds to Start Sending COVID Vaccines to Pharmacies Next Week
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945142

Feb 1st, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration says it will begin shipping COVID-19 vaccine to pharmacies starting February 11, which represents the first use of a partnership that was created in the previous administration.

How Many Vaccine Shots Go to Waste? Several States Aren't Counting.
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944471

Jan 20th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. As reports emerge across the country of health facilities throwing out unused and spoiled COVID-19 vaccines, some state governments are failing to track the wastage as required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, leaving officials coordinating immunization efforts blind to exactly...

'Reshaping' Radiotherapy May Reduce Female Sexual Dysfunction
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940447

Nov 4th, 2020 - Radiotherapy plays an important role in the treatment of anal cancer, but many female survivors treated with pelvic radiotherapy develop long-term sexual problems. A new study shows that it is possible to reduce the dose of radiation reaching the bulboclitoris (clitoris and vestibular bulbs), which would be expected to reduce this adverse effect. Although the study found that reshaping radiothe...

Election 2020: What Exactly Is Joe Biden's Healthcare Plan?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/935570

Aug 11th, 2020 - Physicians — like all Americans — are trying to size up Joe Biden's healthcare agenda, which the Democratic presidential nominee has outlined in speeches and on his official website. Many healthcare professionals, patients, and voters of all political stripes think our current healthcare system is broken and in need of change, but they don't agree on how it should change. In Part I of this arti...

Election 2020: What Exactly Is Joe Biden's Healthcare Plan?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/935570

Aug 11th, 2020 - Physicians — like all Americans — are trying to size up Joe Biden's healthcare agenda, which the Democratic presidential nominee has outlined in speeches and on his official website. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. AP/Shutterstock Many healthcare professionals, patients, and voters of all political stripes think our current healthcare system is broken and in need of change, but the...

COVID-19: Heavy Toll From Ongoing Cancer Referral Delays
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/934370

Jul 21st, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Delays in cancer referrals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing shutdown in cancer services will lead to thousands of additional deaths and tens of thousands of life-years lost, suggest two new modeling studies from the United Kingdom. Clearing the backlog in cancer diagnoses will req...

COVID-19 Daily: A Message of Hope and a Grim Milestone
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928565

Apr 10th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center.

Emergency COVID-19 Plan Could See Retired Medics Back at Work
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925983

Mar 1st, 2020 - The Government is considering introducing 'emergency registration' of some retired doctors and nurses as part of wider preparations for an escalation of COVID-19 cases. As he emerged from a meeting of the Government's emergency COBRA committee this lunchtime, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the virus was "likely to become more significant in the days and weeks ahead". "This is obviously a...

Emergency COVID-19 Plan Could See Retired Medics Back at Work
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/925983

Mar 1st, 2020 - The Government is considering introducing 'emergency registration' of some retired doctors and nurses as part of wider preparations for an escalation of COVID-19 cases. As he emerged from a meeting of the Government's emergency COBRA committee this lunchtime, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the virus was "likely to become more significant in the days and weeks ahead". Earlier, Prof Paul C...

COVID-19 Preparedness: Clinicians Can Lead the Way
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/925862

Feb 26th, 2020 - Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, says Peter Sandman, PhD, a risk communication consultant based in New York City. "People have to get through their adjustment reaction before they can get down to the hard work of preparedness," he told Medscape Medical News. "Clinicians who go through their o...

Quarantines for Coronavirus: Not in My Backyard
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925854

Feb 26th, 2020 - As coronavirus hot spots erupt in other parts of the world, some U.S. cities are fighting against having quarantined people in their neighborhoods. In the past week, the city of Costa Mesa in Southern California got a temporary restraining order to stop the relocation of potential coronavirus patients from Travis Air Force Base to a former developmental center in the city. On Monday, a federal ...

COVID-19 Preparedness: Clinicians Can Lead the Way
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925862

Feb 26th, 2020 - Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, says Peter Sandman, PhD, a risk communication consultant based in New York City. "People have to get through their adjustment reaction before they can get down to the hard work of preparedness," he told Medscape Medical News. "Clinicians who go through their o...

Americans From China Virus Zone Evaluated at Military Base
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/924563

Jan 29th, 2020 - Personnel in biological hazard suits welcome passengers evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the heart of a growing outbreak of the deadly 2019 Novel Coronavirus shortly after the plane landed at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California on January 29, 2020.  RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The 195 Americans evacuated from the Chinese city at the center of the new virus outbreak are undergo...

Americans From China Virus Zone Evaluated at Military Base
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/924563

Personnel in biological hazard suits welcome passengers evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the heart of a growing outbreak of the deadly 2019 Novel Coronavirus shortly after the plane landed at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California on January 29, 2020.  RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The 195 Americans evacuated from the Chinese city at the center of the new virus outbreak are undergo...

COVID-19 Preparedness: Clinicians Can Lead the Way
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/925862

Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, says Peter Sandman, PhD, a risk communication consultant based in New York City. "People have to get through their adjustment reaction before they can get down to the hard work of preparedness," he told Medscape Medical News. "Clinicians who go through their o...

Quarantines for Coronavirus: Not in My Backyard
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/925854

As coronavirus hot spots erupt in other parts of the world, some U.S. cities are fighting against having quarantined people in their neighborhoods. In the past week, the city of Costa Mesa in Southern California got a temporary restraining order to stop the relocation of potential coronavirus patients from Travis Air Force Base to a former developmental center in the city. On Monday, a federal ...

Emergency COVID-19 Plan Could See Retired Medics Back at Work
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/925983

The Government is considering introducing 'emergency registration' of some retired doctors and nurses as part of wider preparations for an escalation of COVID-19 cases. As he emerged from a meeting of the Government's emergency COBRA committee this lunchtime, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the virus was "likely to become more significant in the days and weeks ahead". Earlier, Prof Paul C...

COVID-19 Daily: A Message of Hope and a Grim Milestone
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/928565

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  It's Going to Be OK In the latest Medicine and the Machine podcast, Abraham Verghese, MD, interviews Lloyd B. Minor, MD, the dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Minor descri...