Seychelles: Seychelles Ranks 3rd in World for Percentage of Population Vaccinated Against Covid-19, Official Says
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is ranked third in the world in terms of vaccinations administered, said a top official. 13,163 vaccinations have been given in the eleven days since the island nation launched its vaccination campaign, the Public Health Commissioner told a press conference on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir), the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
TITUSVILLE, N.J., January 21, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The novel regimen was co-developed as part of a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare and builds on Janssen’s 25-year commitment to make HIV history. In the U.S., ViiV Healthcare is the marketing authorization holde...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

‘ We Have To Get Our Country Back ’ : Robert Kraft Urges Other Sports Venues To Become COVID Vaccine Sites
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Foxboro News Gov. Charlie Baker Robert Kraft Source Type: news

Double win for PhD student at major science meet
A PhD student has scored twice at a major international science conference, winning prizes for best talk and best poster. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Student life, Postgraduate, Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Watch Live @ 12: Gov. Charlie Baker Tours Gillette Stadium Mass COVID Vaccination Site
FOXBORO (CBS) – Governor Charlie Baker will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon after touring the mass COVID vaccination site that opened this week at Gillette Stadium. You can watch it live at 12 p.m. on CBSN Boston in the video above. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will join Baker for the update in Foxboro. The facility at Gillette Stadium opened for first responders on Monday by appointment only. Later in the afternoon, Baker and Polito will join Sec. of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy at the Statehouse to make an announcement about the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program. (Source: WBZ-TV - Break...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated Local Coronavirus Foxboro News Gov. Charlie Baker Source Type: news

What's coming up at the RCGP 2021 online conference - Dr David R Williams confirmed
The RCGP two-day virtual event takes place next month with keynote speaker Dr David R Williams, Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, now confirmed. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - January 21, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: News Source Type: news

Keys to win, game-breakers for Buccaneers-Packers, Bills-Chiefs - NFL conference championship game plans
How will all four teams game-plan for this weekend? We show how each can get an advantage, plus pick game-breakers and point out pivotal... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The U.S. Fumbled Its Early Vaccine Rollout. Will the Biden Administration Put America Back on Track?
On a frigid morning in January, Trudy Ronnel settled into her favorite sofa chair at the Westminster Place senior-living community in Evanston, Ill., pulled down the neckline on her red blouse and braced herself for a shot she’d anticipated for almost a year. At 92 years old, with multiple medical conditions, she spent most of 2020 fearful of contracting the COVID-19 plague that ravaged the world outside her first-floor window. To protect herself, for the past few months she’d avoided Westminster’s communal rooms, which had provided a means to stay active and engaged but risked becoming a pathogenic petri...
Source: TIME: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: W.J. Hennigan, Alice Park and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Change Financing Priorities to Address COVID-19, Conference Hears
By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan 21 2021 (IPS) Innovative financing to resolve COVID-19 crisis was needed, a joint African and Asian parliamentarians’ webinar heard this week. The webinar, facilitated by Asian Population and Development Association (APDA), was aimed at enhancing support for the implementation of International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD)commitments in the face of the pandemic. Most of the delegates from Africa and Asia agreed that implementing the programme of action to provide universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) by 2030, had suffe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development As Source Type: news

Evaluation of automated cephalometric analysis based on the latest deep learning method
Conclusions: This latest AI seems to have superior performance compared to previous AI methods. It also seems to demonstrate cephalometric analysis comparable to human examiners.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 21, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Covid: Nearly 10 lakhs vaccinated, CoWIN software enhanced
"The provisional figures for today, up to 6 pm - vaccination sessions were organised in 27 states and UTs and a total of 1,92,581 beneficiaries were vaccinated today. Till 6 pm of January 21, a total of 9,99,065 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID across the country for which a total of 18,159 sessions has been held," Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary, Union Health Ministry said during a press conference here. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFL conference championship injuries: Chiefs flip-flop on Patrick Mahomes' status on Wednesday
A complete breakdown of injuries that could affect the two championship games (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes may have tweaked nerve, in concussion protocol entering AFC Championship, per report
AFC Conference Championship: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes suffered tweaked nerve, not concussion -- per report (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teaching youth science skills using wild birds nets UT extension agent a national award
(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) Andrew Lantz, a 4-H youth development agent with University of Tennessee-Tennessee State University Extension Davidson County, uses wild birds to teach youth STEM concepts. The lesson plans he developed to engage youth in STEM studies involving birds have won him a first-place award from the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals, as announced during the organization's virtual conference late last fall. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 19, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

COVID-19: Of those vaccinated, 0.18 pc were adverse events, says government
​​ Addressing a press conference, NITI Aayog member (Health) V K Paul said concerns about adverse effects and serious problems post immunisation as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, insignificant and stressed that both the vaccines are safe. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AFC Championship Game: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes suffered tweaked nerve, not concussion, per report
AFC Conference Championship: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes suffered tweaked nerve, not concussion -- per report (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massachusetts Rolling Out Coronavirus Vaccinations To Prisons, Other Congregate Care Settings
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Source Type: news

Packers favored by 3.5 over Buccaneers, Chiefs favored by 3 over Bills
The home teams are favored by about a field goal in Sunday’s conference championship games. In the NFC Championship Game, the Packers... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFC Championship update: Packers to face Buccaneers for conference title
Super Bowl berth on the line at 2:05 p.m. CT next Sunday at Lambeau Field (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFL playoffs bracket: AFC and NFC championship game matchups, kickoff times, TV information
There will be two fantastic matchups for conference championship weekend. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No 'serious or severe' adverse effect post COVID-19 immunisation report so far: Government
In a press conference, additional secretary in the health ministry Manohar Agnani said the man from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh died due to cardiopulmonary disease. The death "is not related to vaccination as per the post-mortem report", he said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

History-making woman kicker invited to Biden inauguration
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sarah Fuller, the first woman to score in a Power Five conference football game, says she's been invited to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from GICS 2021Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Smart Contact Lens Targets Vision Improvement Smart Contact Lens Targets Vision Improvement
The device, which is like a smartphone in the eye, took home an award at the year's biggest tech conference, but it's not quite ready for prime time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Smart Contact Lens Targets Vision Improvement Smart Contact Lens Targets Vision Improvement
The device, which is like a smartphone in the eye, took home an award at the year's biggest tech conference, but it's not quite ready for prime time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Join the Edinburgh University Endocrinology Society annual conference
The Edinburgh University Endocrinology Society (EUES) are holding their annual conferenc online on Saturday 20 February.  This year’s theme is“A Career in Endocrinology and Diabetes.” There will be a variety of talks from renowned endocrinologists, ranging from new research in the field to talks on the different possibilities of a career in endocrinology.They are welcoming submissions of research, audits or systematic reviews of undergraduate level.  This is not limited to“Careers in Endocrinology” and can be related to any aspec...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 15, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hogan accelerates Maryland's vaccine rollout, expands eligibility starting Monday
Gov. Larry Hogan is accelerating Maryland ’s Covid-19 vaccination rollout, with plans to allow all residents over 65 years old to begin getting vaccines later this month. Hogan announced during a press conference in Annapolis Thursday that Maryland will move into phase 1B of its vaccination plan on Monday and phase 1C of its plan on Jan. 25. Phase 1B includes all those 75 and over and those in assisted living and other congregate settings, as well as K-12 teachers, education staff and day care… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Iannetta Source Type: news

Viatris to focus on partnerships, integration in the near term
Viatris CEO Michael Goettler told a Wall Street investment conference Thursday that the pharmaceutical company created from the merger of Mylan NV and Upjohn will be focused on integration efforts, cost savings and instituting a dividend before it will look to growth. Viatris (NYSE: VTRS), which is run out of its corporate center at Southpointe in Washington County, has said since last year that it expected flat revenue in the near term. It hasn’t provided any financial outlooks yet but is expected… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Begin at Disneyland (CA) Parking Lot
Ian Wheeler and Dan Albano The Orange County Register (MCT) Cars and socially spaced crowds amassed at Disneyland’s Toy Story parking lot Wednesday, Jan. 13, as hundreds queued for coronavirus vaccines at Orange County’s first mass-vaccination site, a pivotal step toward county leaders’ new goal of delivering 1.5 million shots per month. The tented site’s opening marks a new chapter in Orange County’s battle against the coronavirus as people age 65 and older, especially those who have underlying health conditions that might make them more susceptible to a bad case of COVID-19, can ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Begin at Disneyland (CA) Parking Lot
Ian Wheeler and Dan Albano The Orange County Register (MCT) Cars and socially spaced crowds amassed at Disneyland’s Toy Story parking lot Wednesday, Jan. 13, as hundreds queued for coronavirus vaccines at Orange County’s first mass-vaccination site, a pivotal step toward county leaders’ new goal of delivering 1.5 million shots per month. The tented site’s opening marks a new chapter in Orange County’s battle against the coronavirus as people age 65 and older, especially those who have underlying health conditions that might make them more susceptible to a bad case of COVID-19, can ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Begin at Disneyland (CA) Parking Lot
Ian Wheeler and Dan Albano The Orange County Register (MCT) Cars and socially spaced crowds amassed at Disneyland’s Toy Story parking lot Wednesday, Jan. 13, as hundreds queued for coronavirus vaccines at Orange County’s first mass-vaccination site, a pivotal step toward county leaders’ new goal of delivering 1.5 million shots per month. The tented site’s opening marks a new chapter in Orange County’s battle against the coronavirus as people age 65 and older, especially those who have underlying health conditions that might make them more susceptible to a bad case of COVID-19, can ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Begin at Disneyland (CA) Parking Lot
Ian Wheeler and Dan Albano The Orange County Register (MCT) Cars and socially spaced crowds amassed at Disneyland’s Toy Story parking lot Wednesday, Jan. 13, as hundreds queued for coronavirus vaccines at Orange County’s first mass-vaccination site, a pivotal step toward county leaders’ new goal of delivering 1.5 million shots per month. The tented site’s opening marks a new chapter in Orange County’s battle against the coronavirus as people age 65 and older, especially those who have underlying health conditions that might make them more susceptible to a bad case of COVID-19, can ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Begin at Disneyland (CA) Parking Lot
Ian Wheeler and Dan Albano The Orange County Register (MCT) Cars and socially spaced crowds amassed at Disneyland’s Toy Story parking lot Wednesday, Jan. 13, as hundreds queued for coronavirus vaccines at Orange County’s first mass-vaccination site, a pivotal step toward county leaders’ new goal of delivering 1.5 million shots per month. The tented site’s opening marks a new chapter in Orange County’s battle against the coronavirus as people age 65 and older, especially those who have underlying health conditions that might make them more susceptible to a bad case of COVID-19, can ...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Begin at Disneyland (CA) Parking Lot
Ian Wheeler and Dan Albano The Orange County Register (MCT) Cars and socially spaced crowds amassed at Disneyland’s Toy Story parking lot Wednesday, Jan. 13, as hundreds queued for coronavirus vaccines at Orange County’s first mass-vaccination site, a pivotal step toward county leaders’ new goal of delivering 1.5 million shots per month. The tented site’s opening marks a new chapter in Orange County’s battle against the coronavirus as people age 65 and older, especially those who have underlying health conditions that might make them more susceptible to a bad case of COVID-19, can ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed California Medicine Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudanese Doctor Warns About Lack of Resources As Covid-19 Cases Continue to Rise
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- In a press conference with Sudan News Agency (SUNA) yesterday, Dr Bandar Nouri, a member of the Socialist Doctors Association (SDA), talked about the rise in COVID-19 infections, high death rates, regional disparities, and concerns about the lack of health care facilities and protection for medical staff. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

More than 750 expected to attend Upstate ’s virtual Health Justice Conference Jan. 16
The theme of this annual event held at Upstate around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is “The Time Is Now: Action for Health Equity.” (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

WHO scientists arrive in Wuhan to investigate coronavirus pandemic origins
The team will quarantine per protocol, but it will work via video conference with local experts to begin the investigation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 players mentioned by Mike Tomlin in end of season press conference
In his final press conference of the 2020 season, Coach Tomlin answered a few questions about some of the Steelers’ players. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CES 2021Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Conference Coverage Source Type: news

CVIA publishes selected abstracts from the 31st GW-ICC Conference
(Compuscript Ltd)Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, publishes selected abstracts from the 31st Great Wall International Cardiology (GW-ICC) Conference, October 19 - 25, 2020Beijing, January 13, 2021:Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA), in its role as the official journal of the Great Wall International Cardiology Conference (GW-ICC), has published selected abstracts from the 31st GW-ICC. Abstracts are now online at https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cscript/cvia/2020/00000005/a00101s1/art00001 (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Commitment to Lung Cancer Science and Innovation with Eight Data Presentations at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer ’s 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer
January 12, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that eight company-sponsored presentations, including two oral presentations, will be featured at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC) 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) Singapore taking place virtually January 28-31, 2021. The presentations include updated data from the Phase 1 CHRYSALIS study (NCT02609776) evaluating amivantamab in patients with NSCLC and EGFR exon 20 insertion mutations and two studies that characterize the high unmet need and lack of stand...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

U.S. to Speed COVID-19 Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise
By ZEKE MILLER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines and expand the age groups eligible as well as locations where people can get shots. One change will have some teeth to it. Azar said going for...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

U.S. to Speed COVID-19 Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise
By ZEKE MILLER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines and expand the age groups eligible as well as locations where people can get shots. One change will have some teeth to it. Azar said going for...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

U.S. to Speed COVID-19 Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise
By ZEKE MILLER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines and expand the age groups eligible as well as locations where people can get shots. One change will have some teeth to it. Azar said going for...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

U.S. to Speed COVID-19 Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise
By ZEKE MILLER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines and expand the age groups eligible as well as locations where people can get shots. One change will have some teeth to it. Azar said going for...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

U.S. to Speed COVID-19 Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise
By ZEKE MILLER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines and expand the age groups eligible as well as locations where people can get shots. One change will have some teeth to it. Azar said going for...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

U.S. to Speed COVID-19 Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise
By ZEKE MILLER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines and expand the age groups eligible as well as locations where people can get shots. One change will have some teeth to it. Azar said going for...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

U.S. to Speed COVID-19 Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise
By ZEKE MILLER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines and expand the age groups eligible as well as locations where people can get shots. One change will have some teeth to it. Azar said going for...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Unhinged heckler interrupts Chuck Schumer press conference
A heckler interrupted Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Manhattan press conference Tuesday afternoon, calling the pol a “racist”... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news