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By: Benjamin S. Wessler, MD, MS; David M. Kent, MD, MS; Marvin A. Konstam, MD
JAMA-(ENEWSPF)- In the midst of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and, as many clinicians across the globe, we are seeing firsthand the pain and death caused by COVID-19. While there are more than 300 clinical trials currently underway for this illness, there are no specific therapies that are known to decrease mortality. In response to dire predictions and a lack of effective treatments, authorities across the world continue to recommend a series of aggressive mitigation . . .