The highly contagious delta coronavirus variant has led to a surge in infections in countries around the world. Now, scientists have discovered a new mutation of this variant, dubbed "delta plus"—and the Indian government has labeled it a "variant of concern."
In a split from current CDC guidance, officials with the World Health Organization on Friday said that people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 should continue to wear masks and maintain social distance due to the highly transmissible delta coronavirus variant spreading rapidly worldwide.
Writing for the Washington Post, Alisa Duran—a physician at the Minneapolis VA Health Care Center, who has been sober for more than three years—writes about the encounter that motivated her to share her own struggles with alcohol use disorder with future patients.
Walmart on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with Novo Nordisk to sell its own brand of rapid-acting analog insulin for cash prices that are significantly lower than current list prices. According to Advisory Board's Regina Lohr and Brandi Greenberg, the move is a "win/win" for Walmart and Novo Nordisk—but an alarming sign for some other industry stakeholders.
Covid-19 fundamentally changed the way Americans interact with the health care system, including an increase in patients' interest in at-home care. Kirk Tucker, CMO of Adena Health System, spoke with Advisory Board's Susan McDonald about how Adena implemented its Adena at Home program amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the lessons the health system has learned.