Concerns about waning immunity from the Covid-19 vaccines have led to calls for booster shots. But a decrease in antibodies over time is "perfectly normal" and protection against severe disease and death remains strong even as protection against infection decreases, Katherine J. Wu writes for The Atlantic.
Two studies released by CDC reveal sharp increases in hospitalizations among children amid the rise of the delta variant—and the increases were significantly worse in states with lower levels of vaccination.
Telemedicine became increasingly popular for patients and providers during the pandemic, but the state emergency orders that allowed it to flourish are now expiring—leaving many patients without access to important virtual care. Advisory Board’s John League discusses the critical role health care leaders can play in telehealth adoption--and offers four key insights to guide their efforts.
Writing for Harvard Business Review, Art Markman, a professor of psychology and marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, presents three common reasons you may struggle to get motivated after a vacation—and how to overcome them.
Hospitals across the United States are seeing rising numbers of Covid-19 patients coinciding with a nationwide shortage of health care workers, straining many hospitals and leading the American Nurses Association to call for HHS to declare the shortage a national crisis.
At least 1,000 schools around the country have closed due to coronavirus infections since the end of July when schools began to reopen, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Indiana, and New York.
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