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In Memoriam: Ophthalmologist Deaths From COVID-19

From the American Academy of Ophthalmology, we honour and pay our respects to ophthalmology colleagues who have died from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Name Location Age Date of Death Li Wenliang Wuhan, China 33 Feb. 7, 2020 Mei Zhongming Wuhan, China 57 Before March 3, 2020 Zhu Heping Wuhan, China 66 March 8, 2020 Marino Chiodi Bergamo, Italy 70 Before March 30, 2020   Juan Viteri Argoti Guayaquil, Ecuador 95 March 30, 2020   Saeid Azizi Zabol, Iran Unavailable Before March 31, 2020 Vicente Sánchez Garcia-Ferrández Valencia, Spain Unavailable April 6, 2020 Ana Cláudia Monteiro Divinopolis, Brazil 48 April 8, 2020 Jay M. Galst New York,  N.Y. 69 April 12, 2020 Paolo Peroni Piacenza, Italy Unavailable Before April 15, 2020 Jesús Jimenez Catalan Sr....

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PPE and Infection Control for Retinal Services : EuRetina COVID-19

EuRetina COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment and Infection Control for Retinal Services Alistair Laidlaw, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UKClaire Laidlaw, Intensive Care Unit, St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey, UK The issue of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a source of great concern to all health and social care workers. That concern has been increased by inconsistent and changing recommendations as well as both fake and real news. Additionally there is an unfortunately great variation in the availability of PPE between and within countries, regions and cities. Many healthcare systems are still catching up with the logistics of obtaining and distributing adequate PPE to their healthcare workers. Advice on appropriate PPE is also changing rapidly. One good thing...

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