FDA and CDC last week recommended a third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for certain individuals. Writing for the New York Times, Tara Parker-Pope answers eight key questions about Covid-19 booster shots, including who's eligible and whether it's okay to mix different vaccines.
After nearly 20 months of addressing the Covid-19 pandemic, which public health responses actually worked? Advisory Board experts spoke with Stop the Spread to learn why their efforts were successful in increasing vaccine uptake—and how their equitable approach had an impact in the community beyond Covid-19.
While recent Covid-19 surges have often been attributed to low vaccination rates or loosened safety restrictions, public health experts suggest other factors may also contribute to the virus's rises and falls, German Lopez reports for Vox.
Three new studies—including a randomized controlled trial—provide new evidence that masks can help prevent the spread of Covid-19. But the type of mask you use can make a big difference in the amount of protection provided.
With a significant percentage of the population still resistant to the Covid-19 vaccine, several pharmaceutical companies are developing short-term, daily oral antiviral pills that could accelerate recovery and slow the spread of Covid-19.
CDC earlier this month announced a mysterious salmonella outbreak that has infected at least 127 people in 25 states, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, New York, and Tennessee.