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Outbreak

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, March 2

Grim anniversary: First U.S. COVID-19 outbreak announced at nursing home 1 year ago … Coronavirus variant now accounts for 10% of U.S. cases, CDC director says … Montreal’s Olympic Stadium opens to vaccinating elderly … WHO announces 2021-2022 flu vaccine strain recommendations

Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 9

Cognitive screening recommended for older adults in orthopedic rehab …  Prioritize senior living residents in COVID-19-related funding: ASHA … Asthma drug Singulair and generic to get ‘black box’ warning … LGBTQ+ elders are a socially isolated, vulnerable population, asserts the National Academies

Clinical Briefs for Monday, February 10

Screen dementia patients for pain at every visit: new guidance from APA, AAN … New palliative medicine journal for clinicians launching in spring 2020 … U.S. hospitals harnessing resources to brace for any spike in coronavirus cases … Blood-based diagnostic sensor helps to accurately detect Alzheimer’s disease

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