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COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine

April 08, 2020

Below please find link(s) of new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. A collection of coronavirus-related content is free to the public at http://go.annals.org/coronavirus.

Chest Computed Tomography for Detection of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Don't Rush the Science

In this Ideas and Opinions piece from the University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the authors discuss the findings of early studies that addressed the use of chest computed tomography for the detection of COVID-19. The authors urge caution in rushing science and overinterpreting preliminary or flawed data. Read the full text here: http://annals.org/aim/article/doi/10.7326/M20-1382.
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Media contact: A PDF for this article is not yet available. Please click the link to read full text. The lead author, Michael Hope, MD, can be reached through Elizabeth Fernandez elizabeth.fernandez@ucsf.edu or Jason Dominguez jason.dominguez@va.gov.

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