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No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary

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No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary Credit: CC0 Public Domain It’s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on U.S. survival rates for in-hospital resuscitation of COVID-19 …

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    WHO warns against novel coronavirus ‘blanket measures’

    WHO warns against novel coronavirus 'blanket measures' 1

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned against “blanket measures” over the novel coronavirus outbreak, pointing out the epidemic outside of China was only affecting a “tiny” proportion of the population. WHO also said that—with a mortality rate of around 2 percent—COVID-19 was “less deadly” …

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