The Osler Newsletter returns to provide you with up-to-date information to assist you in staying current with the latest news and trends in medicine and continuing medical education.
Coronavirus Stimulus Bill:
Senate, White House strike $2 trillion deal
The White House and Senate leaders reached a deal early Wednesday on a massive $2 trillion relief bill — said to be the largest rescue package in American history — to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Doctors, nurses and hospitals issue open letter urging
public to stay home
The leading organizations of doctors, nurses and hospitals in the United States issued an open letter on Tuesday urging the public to stay home to fight the spread of coronavirus.
U.S. Approves Abbott Labs Five-Minute ‘Rapid’
Abbott Laboratories won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its molecular test for the Coronavirus strain COVID-19, which the company says can deliver “positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in 13 minutes.”
U.S. hospitals, patients cancel elective surgery
as coronavirus spreads
U.S. hospitals, anticipating a need for beds as more people are diagnosed with coronavirus, are postponing elective surgeries
DEA Okays Telehealth to Prescribe Opioids
Amid COVID-19 Emergency
A new statement from the DEA states that providers may use telehealth to prescribe a controlled substance, such as an opioid, to a patient in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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