Some fully vaccinated individuals who contract the delta variant can transmit the virus to others, enabling the coronavirus to continue to mutate—and spurring some health care experts to suggest developing a vaccine that targets the nasal mucosa, Daniel Teres and Martin Strosberg write for MedPage Today.
President Biden last week announced new rules requiring most federal workers, health care workers, and some private sector employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Here's how politicians, businesses, and health experts are responding—and how legal experts predict the rules will fare in court.
An intense surge of Covid-19 cases in Idaho led the state on Tuesday to activate "crisis standards of care" that permit 10 hospitals to ration health services. Here's how overwhelmed hospitals in the space are approaching ventilator shortages, staffing crises, and more.
HHS last week revealed a wide-ranging new plan to reduce prescription drug prices—including a provision that would allow Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices, then make those prices available to commercial insurers.
Several lawmakers are pushing back against Amazon after finding its top products related to Covid-19 and vaccination promote misinformation—and a new analysis reveals just how common Covid-19 misinformation is across nearly 7,000 websites. But according to Advisory Board's Pamela Divack and Solomon Banjo, there are six ways health care leaders can fight misinformation.
A study published in JAMA Network Open found that around 16,000 Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes last year went unreported, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Illinois, and Texas.