NM Highlights: NM COVID safety guidelines. NM case count. Navajo Nation case count. Gadsden school district kitchens closures. ABQ non-COVID patient treatment delay. NM factory shutdowns. US Highlights: Moderna Inc. vaccine shows promise. US cases exceed 1.5 million. US states reopen. NY slowly reopening. Michigan vaccines decrease. CDC antibody study. International Highlights: WHO independent review. Economics, Workforce, Supply Chain, PPE Highlights: Maxillofacial surgeries down. PPE skin damage. Epidemiology Highlights: Infections may overwhelm ICE facilities. High estimated US infections. LA antibody testing results. Super-spreader in church. Hospital staff antibody response. No effect of climate. Healthcare Policy Recommendations: Pairing assistance to alleviate health system failure. Exercise recommendations. CDC funeral guidance. Practice Guidelines: Emergency Dept. Patient isolation triage tool. Gynecology ward rearrangement. Guidelines for nuclear cardiology labs. Testing: PCR without RNA extraction. Comparison of PCR kits. Comparison of IgG assays. Sequencing for screening. Drugs, Vaccines, Therapies, Clinical Trials: Subcutaneous tocilizumab. Five new antivirals. 28 new COVID-19 trials. Other Science: PTSD in healthcare workers. Antibody neutralizes virus. Good pregnancy outcomes. Males at risk. CDC: hospitalization and mortality rates. News makes people sad. African green monkey model. Air is cleaner.
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