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New CPT Code Announced to Report Novel Coronavirus Test

Chicago, March 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the CPT Editorial Panel approved a new addition to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set that will help streamline data-driven resource and allocation planning in the battle against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise in […]

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ASGE Releases Recommendations for Endoscopy Units in the Era of COVID-19

DOWNERS GROVE, IL / ACCESSWIRE / March 13, 2020 / The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has released an important article in its signature publication, the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE) journal. The article, titled Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: What the Department of Endoscopy Should Know, is written by ASGE member, Dr Alessandro Repici and his colleagues who have first-hand experience […]


Abu Dhabi temporary closes major cultural sites

Abu Dhabi, The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is temporarily closing cultural sites in the emirate, from March 15 until March 31.The decision was attributed to precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of vis…


Afghan Government Postpones Prisoner Release, Endangering Deal

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – The Afghan government Saturday postponed the release of 1,500 Taliban prisoners, an Afghan official said, a decision that could sabotage a peace deal signed last month between the Taliban and the United States.Jawed Faisal, spokesm…


Poland’s Fijalek and Bryl win Katara Cup Beach Volleyball Cup

Doha, Poland’s Grzegorz Fijalek and Michal Bryl began the 2020 season in the best way possible by beating Mexican pair Julio Gaxiola and Jose Rubio to win the FIVB -Star Katara Cup Beach Volleyball tournament. Fijalek and Bryl won 2-1 (16-21, 21-19, 15…