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    Abbott Launches 5-Minute Virus Test for Use Almost Anywhere

    Abbott Laboratories is unveiling a coronavirus test that can tell if someone is infected in as little as five minutes, and is so small and portable it can be used in almost any health-care setting. The medical-device maker plans to supply 50,000 tests a day starting April 1, said John Frels, vice president of research and […]

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    Resources for Clinics and Healthcare Facilities

    Public Health Reminder Healthcare facilities and clinicians should prioritize urgent and emergency visits and procedures now and for the coming several weeks. The following actions can preserve staff, personal protective equipment, and patient care supplies; ensure staff and patient safety; and expand available hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic: Delay all elective ambulatory provider visits […]

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    Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick

    Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care. If, however, you have symptoms of flu and are in a high risk […]

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    Coronavirus Is What You Get When You Ignore Science

    Let us pray, now, for science. Pray for empiricism and for epidemiology and for vaccines. Pray for peer review and controlled double-blinds. For flu shots, herd immunity and washing your hands. Pray for reason, rigor and expertise. Pray for the precautionary principle. Pray for the N.I.H. and the C.D.C. Pray for the W.H.O. And pray not […]

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    A record-breaking 105 US children have died from flu so far this season

    So far this season,105 children have died from the flu, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the highest number of child flu deaths at this point in the season since the CDC started keeping records in 2004, except for the 2009 flu pandemic. Flu leaves […]

Event Calendar

Week of Mar 8th
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
March 8, 2020 March 9, 2020 March 10, 2020 March 11, 2020

9:00 am: Steering Committee Meeting

9:00 am: Steering Committee Meeting

12:00 pm: EAWG

12:00 pm: EAWG
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