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Coronavirus: Data needed quicker to target local outbreaks, say doctors

The government must provide vital data more quickly to local authorities to help them deal with Covid-19 spikes in their areas, doctors say. The comments from the British Medical Association follow criticism about the length of time it took to get testing data to officials in Leicester. The city is the first to experience a… Read More »

Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surge of coronavirus cases

With July 4 celebrations approaching, officials are trying not to repeat scenes from Memorial Day, when thousands flocked to beaches, bars and parties while experts cautioned that crowds could lead to spikes in cases down the road. In Texas and parts of California, bars were directed to close back down, while beaches in Miami, Fort… Read More »

Growing Evidence for eConsults – the Asynchronous, Clinician-to-Clinician Platform for Telehealth

Health care providers stood up virtual health care services with lightning speed as the coronavirus pandemic emerged in the U.S. Telehealth and its various flavors enabled both patients and providers to manage the risk of contracting the virus, especially at a time when little was known about the nature of transmission, treatment and prevention —… Read More »