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NIH adds another antibody to recommended treatments, studies look at early cases, racial disparities

Recent COVID-19 news includes a new NIH recommendation and studies of the earliest U.S. cases, an experimental inpatient drug, and potential causes of racial disparities in outcomes.

ACP issues policy statement on global COVID-19 vaccine distribution and allocation

The College's statement stresses that physicians have a responsibility to advocate for the health and well-being of patients and communities locally and globally and calls for a coordinated global vaccination effort to be ethical as well as practical.

MKSAP Quiz: 5-year history of knee pain

A 67-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-year history of right knee pain, with morning stiffness lasting 20 minutes. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate initial imaging study?

Guideline issued on blood pressure management in CKD

The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes Work Group recommends targeting a standardized systolic blood pressure less than 120 mm Hg in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are not receiving dialysis, among other guidance.

Migraine studies find new drug, several existing options all effective for acute treatment

An industry-funded trial found that migraine pain resolved sooner with eptinezumab than placebo, while a meta-analysis found that several established and newer therapies for the acute treatment of migraine were associated with reductions in short-term pain.

ACP's Online Learning Center now provides information on state-specific CME requirements

ACP members can view the latest CME/MOC activities on the homepage or by searching the entire library by subject, learning format, or product. Most activities in the Online Learning Center are free to ACP members.

Vote for your favorite entry

ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.