Day: September 17, 2020

COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine

Below please find a summary and link(s) of new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. The summary below is not intended to substitute for the full article as a source of information. A collection of coronavirus-related content is free to the public at http://go.annals.org/coronavirus.

Counts based on death certificates underestimate COVID-19 mortality rates

Researchers suggest ways to address challenges associated with measuring direct and indirect deaths attributable to COVID-19 pandemic

Estimating deaths from COVID-19 based on death certificate data significantly underestimates the true mortality rate of the pandemic. Authors from Stanford University School of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Harvard Medical School describe how methods used to assess death tolls from disasters and other pandemics can be used to provide a more accurate picture of COVID-19 death rates now and moving forward. This means

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Louisville, KY Pediatric Dentist Launches New Website – Press Release

William Kemper DMD, a pediatric dentist based out of Louisville, Kentucky, is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new website that is intended to highlight their pediatric dental services and provide a better experience for visitors. William Kemper DMD has been serving children and families in Louisville as well as the surrounding areas since 1986.

According to the clinic, the website is a brand new experience that has been redesigned from the ground up to be user-friendly in every way. Where the previous website often had navigation and performance issues, such hiccups have since been ironed out. With the navigability of the website greatly improved, all the information about the dentist can be accessed more easily. Further, the website has also been optimized to run on all devices and web browsers, ensuring that every visitor to the website has a smooth and pleasant experience.

William Kemper DMD offers

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Putin opponent Navalny posts photo from hospital, plans to return to Russia

By Alexander Marrow



Alexei Navalny et al. in a room: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and his family members pose for a picture at Charite hospital in Berlin


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Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and his family members pose for a picture at Charite hospital in Berlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny shared a photograph from a Berlin hospital on Tuesday, sitting up in bed and surrounded by his family, and said he could now breathe independently after being poisoned in Siberia last month.



Alexei Navalny et al. standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera: FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's murder and to protest against proposed amendments to the country's constitution, in Moscow


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FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s murder and to protest against proposed amendments to the country’s constitution, in Moscow

The photo – the strongest evidence yet of Navalny’s advancing recovery after emerging from a coma last week – was swiftly followed by confirmation from his press spokeswoman that he planned to return to Russia.

“Hi, this is Navalny. I miss you all,” he wrote in the caption

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