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CDC releases interim monkeypox guidance, reports epidemiologic and clinical characteristics

The interim guidance focused on prevention and treatment of monkeypox in persons with HIV infection. The most frequently reported signs and symptoms from recent cases of monkeypox in the U.S. include rash (100%), fever (63%), chills (59%), and lymphadenopathy (59%).
16 Aug 2022

Remain vigilant this ‘twindemic’ season

The CDC is anticipating a resumption of seasonal flu activity in the U.S., but the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic this year remain unknown.
1 Oct 2021

Trying to temper a 'twindemic'

This issue addressed the upcoming flu season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, policies around mammography, and medical tourism.
1 Oct 2021

Prep and protect medical tourists to prevent tragedies

Medical tourism may have some cost benefits, but also carries risks from complications. Internists can consult with patients before they go to mitigate potential consequences.
1 Oct 2021

Flu-like illnesses appeared to spread through primary care office visits

A new study's findings on the spread of influenza offered lessons on reopenings of outpatient clinics during the pandemic and the value of virtual visits for patients with suspected respiratory infections, the authors said.
10 Aug 2021

Answers and even more questions on COVID-19 vaccines

In a fourth forum from ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine, infectious disease experts Carlos del Rio, MD, FACP, Paul Sax, MD, and Deborah Cotton, MD, MPH, FACP, discussed COVID-19 vaccines and their implementation, as well as other aspects of the pandemic response.
30 Mar 2021

Helping shield clinicians and the community from contagion

Face shields on top of masks may be another avenue in fighting the global COVID-19 pandemic.
1 Jul 2020

New ACP resources on primary care reopening and recovery available

Resuming primary care is a key priority for supporting the U.S. health care system's capacity to manage and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 Jun 2020

Palliative care for a pandemic

Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, discusses how palliative care can be applied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 May 2020

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 May 2020

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