A third of Americans who believe Covid-19 vaccine misinformation do so despite knowing it contradicts established medical beliefs—highlighting a growing distrust in scientists and medical experts. See which myths 16% of Americans still believe on our interactive charts.
As mask mandates and other Covid-19 restrictions are being lifted throughout the United States, CDC on Wednesday announced it may soon update its indoor masking recommendations, but some health experts think the move may be premature.
Almost half of health care workers reported that their mental health has gotten worse over the course of the pandemic, according to a new poll from Axios and Morning Consult—a problem that may worsen the current exodus of workers from the health care industry. See how the pandemic—and the particular impact of caring for Covid-19 patients—has taken a toll on health care workers.
A 74-year-old man suddenly struggled to perform his normal day-to-day activities, and his wife noticed that "he could barely walk." But it wasn't until a doctor received the full results of a previously incomplete lab test that they determined the rare cause of the man's severe symptoms, Lisa Sanders writes for New York Times Magazine.
Researchers on Tuesday announced that the first woman and third ever person has been cured of HIV after she received a stem cell transplant method that uses umbilical cord blood—an approach that doesn't require as closely matched material as a bone marrow transplant.
A White House official estimated that the federal government could spend up to $22 million a month testing unvaccinated federal workers, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Illinois, and Minnesota.
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