There's currently no Covid-19 vaccine authorized in the United States for people younger than 16—but on Wednesday, Pfizer and BioNTech released data from the first large-scale clinical trial of their vaccine in adolescents from ages 12 to 15. Here's what they found about the vaccine's effectiveness.
WalletHub on Monday released its annual list of the most stressed-out states in America, with Nevada ranking as the most stressed state and South Dakota ranking as the least stressed. See how your state performed on our interactive map.
Nearly half of the staff at a Washington, D.C., nursing home opted not to get the Covid-19 vaccine when it became available. But then, the facility's CEO, Tina Sandri, launched a two-month campaign to change their minds—and ultimately got 79% of her staff vaccinated. Here's how she did it.
Just months after his sister passed away from a mysterious illness, a 35-year-old man, Sean, was rushed to the ED with similar symptoms. But this time, after checking off psychological problems and a host of potential medical issues, doctors were finally able to diagnose both siblings' "rare form of a rare disorder," Lisa Sanders writes for the New York Times.
The Covid-19 epidemic has had a massive effect on the way the health care industry provides care, with a particular spotlight on the potential of at-home care. In this episode of Radio Advisory, host Rachel Woods sits down with Travis Messina, co-founder and CEO of Contessa, to discuss why he believes at-home care can be beneficial not only to patients, but to hospitals as well—and how Contessa has helped hospitals in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday said the Biden administration will not require Americans to obtain a credential to confirm they've been vaccinated against Covid-19, but it intends to release guidelines to help companies develop such verification tools, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Colorado, the District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania.
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