Many Americans are excited to get vaccinated against Covid-19 so they can resume their pre-pandemic 'normal' lives, but scientists say even with a vaccine, it may not be safe to resume many pre-pandemic activities just yet, the New York Times' 'The Upshot' reports. Here's what you can safely resume once you're vaccinated—and which activities will likely be unsafe for a while longer, according to experts.
When twin brothers in Italy developed similar Covid-19 symptoms, doctors expected the infection in both would follow similar clinical courses. But while one patient recovered relatively quickly, the other became critically ill and required an ICU stay—and doctors can't explain why, according to a case study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
President Trump on Tuesday indicated he might not sign a Congress-approved $900 billion spending package that would extend funding for the federal government through the current fiscal year, provide some Americans and businesses with financial assistance, and prevent patients from receiving so-called "surprise" medical bills.
The new coronavirus dominated news headlines this year, but the pandemic wasn’t the only big health care story of 2020. Advisory Board experts round up their top picks for the biggest health care stories of this year—including three that aren't related to Covid-19.
CMS on Friday announced that, beginning next month, it will audit a sample of hospitals to ensure that they're complying with the agency's new price transparency rules, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California and Maryland.