Amid widespread staffing shortages, several states have delayed their mandates for health care workers to receive Covid-19 vaccine booster shots "to avoid substantial staffing issues in our already overstressed health care system."
For over a year, CDC has been collecting data on breakthrough infections, booster shots, and Covid-19 hospitalizations—but hasn't released that data to the public, arguing that it could be misinterpreted, Apoorva Mandavilli reports for the New York Times.
More than 70% of Americans now have immunity against the omicron variant, according to a new model by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Will this level of protection be enough to push the United States into endemicity?
Forbes earlier this month released its ranking of "America's Best Large Employers" and "America's Best Midsize Employers" for 2022. Find out which companies made the list—including the top employers among health care providers, insurers, biotech companies, and more.
The number of patients who acquired Covid-19 while in the hospital jumped significantly in January—but several health experts say this increase was likely to be expected amid the omicron surge's record numbers.
The Biden administration last week announced plans to expand the distribution of high-quality masks to children, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia and Illinois.
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