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Plagues throughout history and the doctors who treated them: Part 1

October 22, 2014
With the Ebola crisis in full swing (again), it seems like a good time to review the history of the physician’s responses to various “plagues” throughout history. All practicing physicians take an oath that, in part, requires the physician to essentially do all they can to help with the suffering of their patients and, in the process, to do no harm.
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CDC: Travelers from West Africa to undergo 21-day monitoring for Ebola

October 22, 2014
The CDC is implementing active monitoring of all travelers returning to the United States from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to quickly identify people with fever or…
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Without screening, three people with Ebola could exit West Africa monthly

October 22, 2014
Without any exit or entry screening, an average of 2.8 people with Ebola are estimated to depart from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone per month, according to a recent…
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Decreased hemoglobin levels did not impact SVR rate in patients treated for HCV genotype 1

October 22, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Decreased hemoglobin levels were well-managed in patients with hepatitis C virus infection receiving a three direct-acting antiviral regimen with or…
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Challenges in HIV Screening and Prophylaxis: PrEP’ing for the Future

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

A substantial proportion of Americans with HIV remain undiagnosed and suboptimally treated. Failure to follow…
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New and upcoming therapies for the treatment of HCV

October 21, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — In this exclusive video interview, Paul Y. Kwo, MD, HCV Next Editorial Board member, discusses…
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CRITICAL ISSUES IN HBV: Considerations in Optimizing HBV Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a global epidemic with a worldwide burden. Physicians must address the importance…
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