New research suggests that a novel coronavirus variant first identified in California is more contagious than earlier variants of the virus, further raising alarms that new variants circulating in the United States could impede the country's progress in containing its coronavirus epidemic.
FDA on Wednesday released its analysis of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson—potentially paving the way for the agency to authorize emergency use of the vaccine in the days ahead. Here are the key takeaways from FDA's analysis.
A group of 14 major health systems in the United States have come together to form Truveta, a health data sharing company that aims to sell anonymized data on millions of patients to help companies develop new drugs and aid in medical research.
As vaccine supply ramps up and vaccine eligibility broadens, providers must be prepared to scale up and avoid the missteps that plagued the start of the vaccine rollout. To help, Advisory Board's Rachel Woods and Allyson Paiewonsky break down the three biggest mistakes that providers can't afford to make—and strategies to avoid them.
A new strain of Salmonella Typhi that is resistant to the antibiotics typically used to treat typhoid fever had infected at least 71 people in the United States as of Jan. 14, according to CDC, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Maryland, and Missouri.
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