NM Highlights: Navajo Nation. Reopening guidelines for employers. COVID Updates. Prison cases. Capitol budget faces $100M shortfall. Health Secretary warning to Lea County. APS Budget shortfall. Statewide testing site locations. UNM scientists work to develop vaccine. US Highlights: WHO funding suspended. International Highlights: China déjà vu lockdown. EU resolution adopted for investigation. Epidemiology: Wastewater used to detect outbreaks. Discharged COVID patients not infectious. Healthcare Policy Recommendations: Disability rights consideration. Practice Guidelines: Guidelines on safe extubation and COVID-19 –related rash classification. Testing: Sputum sample better than nasopharyngeal. Drugs, Vaccines, Therapies, Clinical Trials: NIH partners with other agencies. Low-dose HCQ reduces fatality. Hydroxychloroquine no benefit. Moderna’s vaccine criticized. 44 new COVID-19 trials registered. Other science: RAAS inhibitors. Biomarkers for disease severity. Immunosuppression and immunodeficiency link. Virtual clinical exams for students. Postoperative mortality. Improved quarry environment.
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