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Infectious diseases organization honors 5 faculty

Five faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been elected fellows of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). They are Ernie-Paul Barrette, MD, Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD, Stephen Liang, MD, and Hilary Reno, MD, PhD, all associate professors of medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases; […]

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What November's Virgo Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2020 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Virgo personality profile.  Welcome to November, Virgo! At the end of October, you followed your instincts and continued to nest. You've been feeling even more like a hermit lately, and have spent some time reflecting on any recent bickering or misunderstandings with […]

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Hydroxychloroquine Doesn’t Benefit Severely Ill Coronavirus Patients—Here’s What the Latest Evidence Shows

An anti-malarial drug called hydroxychloroquine, commonly used to treat inflammatory conditions like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, received a lot of attention earlier this year as a potential treatment for people with COVID-19. But is the excitement overblown? Based on the accumulated evidence to date, neither hydroxychloroquine nor its cousin, chloroquine, appears to be effective against […]