Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospitalization data flawed in Missouri, perhaps elsewhere

With the number of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization rising at alarming levels, Missouri and perhaps a handful of other states are unable to post accurate data on COVID-19 dashboards because of a flaw in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada tops 200,000 COVID-19 cases

Canada, in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19 illnesses, topped 200,000 cases and inched closer to 10,000 deaths Monday, according to official data compiled by Canadian broadcasters CBC and CTV.

Surgery

Pancreatic surgery: Lower mortality with larger case volumes

For certain surgical procedures, is there a correlation between the volume of services provided per hospital and the quality of treatment results? This is the question addressed in eight commissions that the Federal Joint ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US panel tackles race, poverty in virus vaccine priorities

A U.S. advisory panel made recommendations Friday for who should be first in line to get COVID-19 vaccine, including a plea for special efforts by states and cities to get the shots to low-income minority groups.

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