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Coronavirus toll soars as doctors overwhelmed

Tourists walk around the Washington monument despite recommendations for “social distancing” to protect against the coronavirus pandemic Coronavirus deaths soared across the United States and Europe on Sunday despite heightened restrictions as hospitals scrambled to find ventilators. Germany and Greece became the latest countries to tighten curtailments on movement as …

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Coronavirus crisis should put elective surgeries on hold, doctors’ group says

(HealthDay)—Considering a knee replacement? Plastic surgery? With a pandemic of new coronavirus cases looming, it’s probably time to postpone elective surgery if you can, a surgeons’ group says. In a statement, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) noted that as cases of severe COVID-19 requiring hospitalization rise, U.S. health care …

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An app for patients and doctors to calculate cancer survival probabilities

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new app is able to calculate personalized survival probabilities for patients suffering from soft tissue sarcoma. Doctors and patients can use the app to calculate personalized survival probabilities together. Mathematician Anja Rüten-Budde received her doctorate for her research into survival probability statistics that led to …

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