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The US missed a chance to control outbreak. Now it’s ‘impossible to predict’ how long the pandemic will last, Fauci says

When asked why Europe appears to have been more effective at controlling the spread of the virus, the nation’s top infectious disease expert said that it might have helped that about 95% of Europe had shut down much earlier. “When you actually look at what we did — even though we shut down, even though… Read More »

Ebola drug gives new hope to patients with coronavirus, says Dr Miriam Stoppard

Mid-March I wrote an article on possible drug treatments for Covid-19. Some of them were already available and being used to treat other ­conditions, but there was a move afoot among scientists to adapt them to overcome Covid. Among them was a promising ­candidate, remdesivir, which had achieved some success against Ebola and two coronaviruses.… Read More »

Health systems need to change how they look at waste to reduce costs, expert says

Health systems need to rethink how they view wasteful practices to reduce costs, according to Rhonda Stewart, the senior transformation sensei at the Virginia Mason Institute. “What I want to talk about is to hopefully inspire [health systems] to think about reducing costs differently,” she said in a session at the Healthcare Financial Management Association… Read More »