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August 31, 2020
Research Letter

SARS-CoV-2 Testing and Changes in Primary Care Services in a Multistate Network of Community Health Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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JAMA. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15891

This study uses electronic health record data to describe primary care services offered by US community health centers in March through May 2020, including SARS-CoV-2 testing, well-child visits, HbA1c testing, and cancer screening.

Viewpoint

Emergency Use Authorizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons From Hydroxychloroquine for Vaccine Authorization and Approval

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JAMA. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.16253

This Viewpoint describes the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 and its subsequent revocation, and suggests improvements to the EUA process during development of COVID-19 vaccines and for future public health crises.

Regulatory Decision-making on COVID-19 Vaccines During a Public Health Emergency

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JAMA. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17101

This Viewpoint discusses the political and public pressures connected with approval or emergency authorization of candidate COVID-19 vaccines and urges a rigorous approach to COVID-19 vaccine evaluation and deployment in the US population.

August 28, 2020
JAMA Patient Page

Influenza Vaccine

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JAMA. Published online August 28, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.16846

This JAMA Patient Page describes the different types of influenza vaccines available and the specific populations for which each should be used.

August 24, 2020
Research Letter

Time Course of a Second Outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing, China, June-July 2020

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JAMA. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15894

This study from the Chinese CDC describes epidemiologic features of a second outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing, China, in June and July 2020, and the public health response that contained it.

August 21, 2020
JAMA Patient Page

Prone Positioning for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

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JAMA. Published online August 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.14901

This JAMA Patient Page describes the technique of prone positioning during acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), the possible benefits of prone positioning for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, and the risks involved.

August 19, 2020
Research Letter

Evaluation for SARS-CoV-2 in Breast Milk From 18 Infected Women

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JAMA. Published online August 19, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15580

This Research Letter reports on the results of SARS-CoV-2 present in the breast milk of 18 infected US women.

JAMA Insights

Clinical Update

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

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JAMA. Published online August 19, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.10155

This JAMA Insights Clinical Update reviews the diagnosis and management of polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis and provides a suggested treatment algorithm for giant cell arteritis.

August 17, 2020
Research Letter

SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Community Health Workers in India Before and After Use of Face Shields

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JAMA. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15586

This Research Letter reports on the effect of full face shields on SARs-CoV-2 transmission among community health workers in India counseling family members in households with an infected member.

August 14, 2020
JAMA Insights

Clinical Update

Influenza in the COVID-19 Era

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JAMA. Published online August 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.14661

This JAMA Insights Clinical Update emphasizes the importance of flu vaccination and nonpharmacologic public health interventions as key to managing the likely impending coepidemics of influenza and COVID-19 in fall and winter 2020-2021.

Clinical Update

Vaccine Refusal and Measles Outbreaks in the US

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JAMA. Published online August 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.14828

This JAMA Insights feature provides a narrative update of a 2016 systematic review documenting an association between vaccine refusal and measles epidemiology in the US, and reaffirms based on the new evidence that vaccine refusal remains a significant contributor to measles resurgence in the postelimination era.

JAMA Patient Page

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination

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JAMA. Published online August 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.14772

This JAMA Patient Page describes the rationale for seasonal influenza vaccination and its impact on public health, the types of vaccines available, the population who should be vaccinated, and optimal timing for vaccination.

August 13, 2020
JAMA Patient Page

Caring for Someone With COVID-19

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JAMA. Published online August 13, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15061

This JAMA Patient Page describes caring for someone who is ill with COVID-19.

August 12, 2020
Viewpoint

Cascading Risks of COVID-19 Resurgence During an Active 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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JAMA. Published online August 12, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15398

This Viewpoint discusses the prospects for exacerbation of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic during hurricane season in the US, and proposes reinforcement of public health measures, clear communication, and learning from each experience to reduce the risks of hurricane-related harms and increases in COVID-19 cases.

August 7, 2020
Research Letter

Allocation of COVID-19 Relief Funding to Disproportionately Black Counties

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JAMA. Published online August 7, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.14978

This study describes correlations between the dollar amount of relief funding authorized by the US Congress to fund prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and to reimburse health care entities for lost revenues, and county-level Black population fraction accounting for county COVID-19 burden, comorbidity, and hospital financial health.

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