Almost 80% of Americans now believe that Covid-19 will not be eliminated within their lifetime, and many people are taking fewer precautions, adjusting to the "new normal" of the pandemic, according to a recent poll from Axios and Ipsos.
The Senate on Sunday voted 51-50—with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tiebreaking vote—to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a $740 billion package that includes several major health care reforms.
Writing in The Atlantic, Andy Slavitt, a former senior advisor for the White House's coronavirus response, explains three potential developments that could help America get out of its "Covid rut" and turn the tide of the pandemic.
While the United States has so far avoided a "twindemic" of both Covid-19 and flu cases, this year could be different. Australia is currently experiencing its most severe flu season in five years—an indicator that the United States may face a similar surge of flu cases amid continued Covid-19 spread.
Many leaders struggle to implement change, often wishing their change efforts "could go a little faster, encounter less pushback, and produce more novel and sustainable outcomes." Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Deborah Rowland, Nicole Brauckmann, and Michael Thorley detail four strategies to help leaders "skillfully attend to people's most primal need to feel secure in disruptive contexts."
Lyme disease diagnoses rose by 357% in rural America between 2007 and 2021, according to a new analysis from FAIR Health, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, New York, and Virginia.