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September 28, 2020

Weekly review: When will the coronavirus epidemic end? Here's what Fauci predicts.

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    The 10 healthiest communities in America, according to U.S. News; the pay gap between female and male physicians, charted; and more.

    What Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death means for key health care issues (Monday, September 21)
    The Supreme Court earlier this month announced that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died from complications related to cancer. Her passing could have significant implications for some hot-button health care issues, including the Affordable Care Act, measures intended to mitigate America's coronavirus epidemic, and more, Advisory Board's Christopher Kerns explains.

    When will the coronavirus epidemic end? Here's what Fauci predicts. (Tuesday, September 22)
    In an interview with Business Insider, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases, laid out his expectations for when Americans may be able to return to their pre-coronavirus lifestyles—if certain public health measures are taken.

    Are female doctors paid less? See the gap, in 6 charts. (Wednesday, September 23)
    Overall, female physicians' compensation is 32% less than their male counterparts' compensation, according to Medscape's latest Female Physician Compensation Report. See the gap on our interactive charts.

    The 10 healthiest communities in America, according to US News (Thursday, September 24)
    U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings, which list counties and county equivalents that score highly on 10 health-related criteria. See where your community ranked.

    Weekly line: Is it safe to celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving? Weigh these 7 factors. (Friday, September 25)
    As America approaches some of its most widely celebrated holidays, the country faces a somber question: Should we hold traditional activities and gatherings amid the coronavirus epidemic? Here's what public health experts recommend, according to Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli.

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