While breakthrough cases of Covid-19 in vaccinated individuals remain rare, early research shows that a small number of those cases lead to so-called "long Covid" symptoms. Here's what's known about the risk so far.
Forty-one percent of Americans say they lost confidence in their doctors during the pandemic, and 17% say they are considering switching doctors based on their current providers' Covid-19 response, according to a new poll from SymphonyRM. Here's why patients are switching, what they’re prioritizing in their searches, and how physicians and health systems can best support them, according to Advisory Board expert Rachel Woods.
CDC on Wednesday released three new studies showing the effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines has waned over time and amid the delta variant's spread. Here's what the studies revealed—including encouraging signs about the vaccines' continued effectiveness against hospitalizations and deaths.
A recall of respiratory devices has left millions of patients facing lengthy delays for replacements and providers concerned about short supplies—particularly as Covid-19 hospitalizations increase around the country, Joshua Brockman reports for the New York Times.
The Transportation Security Administration extended a federal mask mandate on public transportation and in airports to January, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, the District of Columbia, and New York.