Advocate Aurora hits 99% vaccine compliance; GE Healthcare employees face deadline
Even as metro Milwaukee ’s largest private sector employer Advocate Aurora Health said 99% of its employees complied with its Covid-19 vaccine policy, another major area employer, GE Healthcare, said all of its employees must get vaccinated by Dec. 8.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is facing a potential investigation into comments linking COVID-19 vaccines to AIDS
A new mathematical analysis strengthens concerns about the effects of the new variant on the pandemic ’s course.
A new study examines factors that promote and obstruct vaccine access and acceptance as well as what can be done to promote more uptake of COVID-19 vaccines.
In organ transplant recipients, a third dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine appears to increase neutralizing antibody response against SARS-CoV-2 variants, according to a new study from Canada.Reuters Health Information
We were looking forward to a summer of relative normality, then along came a new coronavirus variantFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesVaccine rollout tracker; Cases and data trackerGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingIt was meant to be Australia ’s summer of hope.With vaccination rates against Covid-19 high, international travel restarting, and most statesopening domestic bordersin time for Christmas, it was time for life to return to relative normality – our new normal.Continue reading...
Director of nursing services at rehab center created fake cards, lied to federal investigators, according to indictment.Medscape Medical News
Disorder and confusion erupted in the halls outside the New Jersey Assembly on Thursday as several Republican lawmakers defied a new requirement to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test.Associated Press
Government scientists issue stark warning on Omicron asUK reports more than 50,000 cases for second day in a row. This live blog is now closed – please follow theglobal Covid live blog for further updatesGPs in England get green light to provide less care and join jab driveBooster shots significantly strengthen immunity, trial findsHow the NHS could be hit by Covid this winterHow probable is it that Omicron will take hold in UK?Labour ’s new shadow health secretary,Wes Streeting, has accused the government of failing to provide a “serious plan” for winter.He told MPs:Ministers cannot possibly believ...
As new strain dampens idea pandemic might be diminishing, what does the future hold for coronavirus?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen scientists predicted, months ago, that Covid-19 could be entering an endemic phase, many felt ready for the crisis period of the pandemic to be over. The tantalising suggestion that coronavirus might, at some foreseeable point, be just another seasonal cold felt welcome. But the emergence of the Omicron variant, just weeks before Christmas, shows this is not guaranteed to be a smooth or quick transition.Continue reading...
The four-dose vaccine, advanced by landmark COVID-19 prevention efforts, is an achievement that scientists have been painstakingly working toward for decades.WebMD Health News