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This article is the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) position statement, “Resource Allocation Strategies and Age-Related Considerations in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond”. It includes the official recommendations of AGS, designed to guide stakeholders in the allocation of resources during the Read More
This article is a companion article to the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) position statement, “Resource Allocation Strategies and Age-Related Considerations in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond”. It describes the legal and ethical background for the position statement and seeks to Read More
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Review: COVID-19 cases and deaths in federal and state prisons

This study describes COVID-19 case rates and deaths among federal and state prisoners in the United States and compares them with the general population. Results show that COVID-19 case rates have been substantially higher and escalating much more rapidly in prisons Read More
Published on :  | By Erika Cheng

Review: Lung ultrasound in children with COVID-19

Lung ultrasound (LUS) is recognized as a valid imaging technique for the diagnosis and follow-up of pneumonia in pediatric age, but no data are currently available about LUS use in children with COVID-19. This observational study examined all children and Read More
This retrospective study show age-dependent expression of ACE2 in nasal epithelium, the first point of contact for SARS-CoV-2 and the human body. This may shed light on why children only appear to account for a small proportion of COVID-19 cases.  Angiotensin-converting Read More

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