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Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

19 days ago   |   By Healio

It has been well over year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and all aspects of health care have been impacted in various ways.
WHO's goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030 was also affected. The pandemic made it difficult to diagnose new infections and allow these patients to begin necessary treatment.
Healio Gastroenterology spoke with Sunil S. Solomon, MBBS, associate professor from the John Hopkins School of Medicine, about how COVID-19 has impacted his research on hepatitis C virus and the field of hepatology as a whole.
Healio: How has COVID-19 impacted your work in HCV research?
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Op-Ed: Surgery Is Forever Changed by COVID

Op-Ed: Surgery Is Forever Changed by COVID

19 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

A year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic altered our world in myriad ways. We sheltered, socially distanced, masked in public. Due to safety and capacity concerns, health systems and providers scaled back non-emergency care, including...
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Adolescent Substance Use and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Adolescent Substance Use and the COVID-19 Pandemic

19 days ago   |   By Medscape

During the past year, adolescents had to press forward through many challenges and stressors with adaptability. We ask ourselves how children are coping emotionally with the unprecedented changes.
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