The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Thursday announced an emergency rule aimed at protecting health care workers in settings with suspected or confirmed Covid-19 cases, citing the "grave danger" they face from exposure to the coronavirus.
Vaccination rates, which have slowed in recent weeks across the United States, remain stubbornly low in many Southern states—a trend that health experts say could put those areas at risk of another Covid-19 surge later this summer.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) on Wednesday announced that Seattle has become the first major U.S. city to have at least 70% of its residents fully vaccinated, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
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