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Endemic mycoses: better diagnosis and reporting are needed

Endemic mycoses: better diagnosis and reporting are needed

Blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) and histoplasmosis are the most common endemic fungal diseases (mycosis) in North America. Authors of an opinion piece in Annals of Internal Medicine argue that we need to improve the diagnosis and reporting of these infections to better serve patients and understand the magnitude of the problem. Traditionally, these infections have …

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COVID-19 linked to increased risk of CV events and death

COVID-19 linked to increased risk of CV events and death

Editor’s Note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and advice in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 infection is associated with an elevated risk of incident cardiovascular events and death compared to those without a history of COVID-19, according to a retrospective analysis. The risk of adverse events and death was highest in people hospitalized with COVID-19, …

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