As Covid-19 cases surge across the United States, many hospitals are grappling with shortages of nurses, driven by early retirements, career changes, or moves to bigger hospitals offering higher wages and larger bonuses, Andrew Jacobs reports for the New York Times.
Two new studies released by CDC on Tuesday found that Covid-19 vaccines' effectiveness has waned somewhat, but that vaccinated people are still much less likely to develop Covid-19—and especially severe Covid-19.
As the delta variant continues to spread, physicians are growing increasingly concerned about the rising number of pediatric Covid-19 hospitalizations—but the American Academy of Pediatrics is warning against "off-label" use of Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine in children.
Radio Advisory's Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Nick Cericola and Clare Wirth to talk about the potential consequences that could come with the health industry's recent investment in virtual behavioral health.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week seized more than 3,000 counterfeit Covid-19 vaccine cards from China, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Massachusetts.
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