When Martha Gallagher, a 75-year-old retired nurse, volunteered in Delaware to administer Covid-19 vaccines, she was told she could receive the vaccine as a volunteer. She later learned that wasn't the case—and subsequently endured "23 days of nonstop searching," despite qualifying by age for the vaccine in her state, before she finally accessed a dose.
One year into the battle against Covid-19, clinical workers are still bearing immense physical stress and emotional burden—and many are only beginning to process what they've experienced. Here are three concrete ways you can help your team heal during and after this crisis.
HHS on Wednesday announced new steps to expand Covid-19 testing, including more than $12 billion for screenings in schools and underserved communities, as part of President Biden's Covid-19 response plan. Even so, a prominent epidemiologist argued the plan "isn't going to move the needle."
As more people spend their entire work day in front of a computer, sales of blue light glasses—which incorporate special lenses that filter out certain light waves emitted by digital devices—have boomed. But do these glasses actually reduce eye strain or improve sleep? Here's what the research says.
Former President Donald Trump during an interview on Tuesday with Fox News urged Americans to get vaccinated against Covid-19, calling the vaccine effective and "safe," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Missouri, and New York.