More than half of all U.S. employers will require their employees to receive Covid-19 vaccinations this year, according to a recent poll—and even some companies that aren't imposing official mandates are finding increasingly forceful ways to encourage vaccinations.
The Biden administration last month announced that a third dose of mRNA Covid-19 vaccines would be available to the public starting the week of Sept. 20—but now, public health officials are saying that timeline may be delayed.
As the delta variant continues to spread in the United States, a new variant, called mu, has been deemed a "variant of interest" by the World Health Organization (WHO)—and preliminary data suggests that prior infection and vaccination may not provide strong immunity.
Around 60% of Americans drink coffee daily—and this habit may protect them against stroke and cardiovascular disease, according to a pre-print study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress.
Apple is planning to add new biometric features to its smartwatch, such as a blood pressure monitor and a thermometer, according to reports, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Florida, and Ohio.