Even as federal officials say the pause in use of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine isn't likely to hamper America's vaccination campaign, some experts are concerned it will fuel an increase in vaccine hesitancy.
To stave off a potential fourth surge of Covid-19, some health experts are calling for the United States to postpone people's second doses of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna's vaccines to maximize the number of people receiving at least one dose of either vaccine—but others say that strategy could be backfire.
An investigation by The Guardian and Kaiser Health News found that more than 3,600 American health care workers died in the first year of the Covid-19 epidemic—and they were, on average, nearly 20 years younger than people who died from Covid-19 in the general population.
A new study, published as a research letter in JAMA, explores long-term symptoms among health care workers who had mild cases of Covid-19. Here are the top 10 most common long-term symptoms at two and eight months, according to the study.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky in a statement declared racism "a serious public health threat that directly affects the well-being of millions of Americans" and "the health of our entire nation," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Kentucky, and Maryland.