March 8, 2021

Weekly review: Do Covid-19 vaccines stop transmission? Here's what research says.

Daily Briefing

    What the research says about whether Covid-19 vaccines stop transmission, how likely you are to catch the coronavirus twice, and more.

    What can you do once you're vaccinated? Here's what Fauci and other experts say. (Monday, March 1)

    After you receive a Covid-19 vaccine, can you spend time unmasked with other vaccinated people—or even hug them? Here's what CDC and public health experts say, and what activities Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor for the White House's Covid-19 response, has resumed since getting vaccinated.

    Just how likely are you to catch the coronavirus twice? Here's what new research reveals. (Tuesday, March 2)

    Survivors of Covid-19 are significantly less likely than the rest of the population to catch the novel coronavirus—but their risk of reinfection is not zero, according to a study published Wednesday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

    The 163 'Best Employers' in health care, according to Forbes (Wednesday, March 3)

    Forbes this month released its rankings of "America's Best Large Employers" and "America's Best Midsize Employers" for 2021. Find out which companies made the list—including the top employers among health care providers, insurers, biotech companies, and more.

    Do Covid-19 vaccines stop coronavirus transmission? Here's what research says. (Thursday, March 4)

    Recent studies suggest the coronavirus vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna not only prevent people who are exposed to the virus from contracting Covid-19, but also help prevent them from spreading the virus to others.

    Good? Bad? Ugly? We've updated our take on what's next for the epidemic. (Friday, March 5)

    "When will life get back to 'normal'?" When Advisory Board's Brandi Greenberg explored that question last month, she identified "good," "bad," and "ugly" scenarios—and offered probabilities for each one. Now, after a month in which coronavirus infections have plummeted but frightening new variants have emerged, she’s back to update her estimates.

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