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Infection Prevention

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, April 29

Associations create ‘heat map’ of U.S. eldercare facilities with COVID-19 cases …  Certain cancers raise COVID-19 mortality risk threefold … New drug formulation could treat Candida infections … Half of U.S. seniors say medical care disrupted during pandemic: Most expect continued self isolation

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, April 7

Surgical masks appropriate for most COVID-19 treatment, finds study … Coronavirus is aerosolized through talking, exhalation … Fiber consumption linked to lower breast cancer risk … African Americans more likely to die from coronavirus illness, early data shows

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