FDA on Tuesday released its first scientific evaluation of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine candidate and confirmed the inoculation's effectiveness, paving the way for the agency to authorize the vaccine candidate's emergency use in the United States.
Just in time for your holiday social distancing, the Radio Advisory podcast team offers eight recommendations on the podcasts you should listen to now to better understand issues of social justice, power, and inequity; decipher the meaning behind your favorite songs; and dig into "all the thought that goes into the things we don't think about."
Craig Buescher, a 69-year-old man in good health, didn't think the coronavirus was "a big deal" until his own infection landed him in the hospital for nine days—making Buescher just one example of what experts say is the most effective way to influence people's behavior: "personal encounters with the dangers of the virus," Marisa Iati writes for the Washington Post.
When the coronavirus pandemic struck, Intermountain Healthcare took its existing network "and put it on steroids," Intermountain President and CEO Marc Harrison writes for Harvard Business Review. Harrison outlines the seven biggest lessons the health system has learned about telehealth during the pandemic.
Under a newly finalized rule, faith-based organizations in order to receive federal funding will no longer have to inform customers about services they don't provide because of religious reasons or refer those customers to other providers for those services, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.