NM Highlights: 12 positive cases at NMSU. Short-term rentals restrictions. Dine-in reopening. US Highlights: Models to forecast COVID-19 deaths. Places of worship reopening. Contact tracing at University of Alabama. International Highlights: More deaths among poor. Mortality data in Italy. High death toll in Brazil. Global vaccines fall behind. Italy cases drop. Vaccines to go through India. Epidemiology Highlights: Children not pandemic drivers. Healthcare Policy Recommendations: Burnout of HCWs. NYC surgeons’ response. Foggy glasses tips. Practice Guidelines: Recommendations are provided on surgical strategies during COVID-19, management of hypertension, anesthesia practice, avoiding drug-induced cardiovascular impairments, arrhythmia management, elective surgery reboot, nutritional management, stroke care, neurointerventional surgery, blood management. Testing: Unregulated tests identified. Interpreting test results. Drugs, Vaccines, Therapies, Clinical Trials: Vaccine trials results. Vaccine moves to trials. Monoclonal antibody identified. Hydroxychloroquine no benefit. Adjuvant corticosteroid therapy. Old drugs may benefit. Vaccines inducing antibodies. Other Science: Mortality and CKD/liver disease. Transmission in pregnancy. Pathophysiology insights. Readmission characteristics. Sodium and severity. Simulated sunlight disinfects.
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