Geisel Students Collect a Record Amount of Clothing and Nonperishable Food Donations
A clothing and food drive sponsored by Geisel’s medical-student run Community Services Committee supports Upper Valley nonprofit agencies. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Improving Lives News Source Type: news

Medical Student Grand Rounds April 14th
The next round of Medical Student Grand Rounds will be Wednesday, April 14th at 5:30pm. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Announcements Events News grand rounds Source Type: news

South Africa: Children With Cancer Wrapped in Curtain As Two Public Hospitals in Gqeberha Run Out of Linen
[Daily Maverick] Desperate doctors also had to beg hospital management just to cover a few beds with sheets to allow them to admit the critically ill as Port Elizabeth's Provincial and Livingstone hospitals ran out of linen. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

El DHS reafirma que todas las personas que viven en Wisconsin pueden vacunarse contra el COVID-19
Dado que todas las personas mayores de 16 a ños ahora son elegibles para la vacuna contra el COVID-19, el Department of Health Services (DHS) de Wisconsin alienta a todos a programar una cita. Cualquier persona que viva, trabaje o estudie en Wisconsin puede vacunarse gratis, incluso si no puede proporcionar prueba de residencia, no tiene una identificación estatal válida o no tiene seguro médico. “Esta pandemia ha demostrado que nuestra salud está conectada con la salud de todos en nuestra...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Wisconsin DHS Pauses Administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is instructing Wisconsin vaccine providers to stop administering the Johnson& Johnson COVID-19 vaccine due to a federal review of adverse side effects reported. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued astatementsaying six cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot called cerebral venous sinus thrombosis have been...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Wound Care Team wraps successful virtual care pilot
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Health Agency Seeking More Applicants for Recovery Residence Registry for People with Substance Use Disorders
Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced an important tool to assist linking those in recovery with housing options. The Recovery Residence Registry will serve as the DHS referral source for those seeking recovery housing options and facilities must be listed on the registry to receive funding from state agencies. The registry and application for facilities is available on the DHS website. DHS is encouraging facilities that provide residency for people in recovery to...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Study finds CPR training offered to just over half of surveyed Ontario high school students, despite mandated training
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

DHS Reaffirms that Every Wisconsinite Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine
With everyone ages 16 and older now eligible for theCOVID-19 vaccine, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages everyone to schedule an appointment. Anyone that lives, works, or studies in Wisconsin can get vaccinated for free —even if you cannot provide proof of residency, do not have a valid state identification card, or do not have insurance. “This pandemic has proven that our health is connected with the health of everyone in our...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

UPMC International steams forward on track despite Covid-19 pandemic
One of its major projects, the first of a hospital management contract in China, is fully on track. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Managing the Interplay of Familial Hypercholesterolemia and COVID-19 – Cardiology Advisor
Read article - Mary P. McGowan, assistant professor of medicine and co-director of the Lipid Clinic at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, is one of two interviewees for this Q&A about COVID-19 in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Source Type: news

DHS Releases New COVID-19 Variant Trackers
Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) released a new data table on ourvariant webpage that shows SARS-CoV-2 variant proportions byHealth Care Emergency Readiness Coalition (HERC) region. The variants page now also includes information on two additional variant strains of SARS-CoV-2: variants B.1.427 and B.1.429. DHS first identified these variants in Wisconsin in December 2020, and is...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Everyone Age 16 and Older Now Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces a major milestone inWisconsin ’s COVID-19 vaccination program in that everyone ages 16 and older are now eligible for the vaccine. After consistently ranking tops in the nation for vaccine administration and with a steady increase in vaccine supply, Wisconsin opens eligibility nearly a month earlier than expected. “I know this past year hasn’t been easy for anyone, and I want to express my...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Anderson Appointed HMS Albert H. Coons Associate Professor of Neurology
Ana Carrizosa Anderson, PhD, of the Department of Neurology, was named the Albert H. Coons Associate Professor of Neurology in the Field of Immunologic Diseases at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and is the first incumbent of the newly established profe (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Releases Guidance for Spring and Summer Activities
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has updated theStaying Safe in Your Community webpage to include recommendations for both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The webpage now includes guidance for a variety of spring and summer activities, as well as guidelines for attending or hosting gatherings. “As we start to get back to some of the activities we love this spring and summer, it’s critical we continue following public health best...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 2, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

DHS Awards $6.2 Million in Grants to Promote Health Equity in COVID-19 Vaccine Program
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced $6.2 million in grants has been awarded to one hundred organizations across the state. The investment aims to increase vaccinations by supporting organizations to serve as trusted messengers within their communities, build vaccine confidence, and reduce barriers that hinder vaccine access for marginalized or underserved populations. “This major investment to promote health equity in Wisconsin is essential to bounce back from the...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Evidence of social factors impacting COVID-19 infection available to policymakers early in the pandemic
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Reverse-order heart-liver transplant helps prevent rejection for highly sensitized patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- All too often, patients with high levels of antibodies face major challenges getting a transplant. These highly sensitized patients have a much higher risk of death while waiting for suitable organs they are less likely to reject. But there is new hope for highly sensitized patients in need of a combined heart [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study suggests more robust testing strategy needed to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks at homeless shelters
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 30, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Increased Vaccine Supply Expands Federal Retail Pharmacy Program to More Locations
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces seven new pharmacy partners in Wisconsin will start receiving vaccine this week as part of theFederal Retail Pharmacy Program. This includes select Costco, CVS, and Hy-Vee locations, as well as the following independent pharmacy networks: Good Neighbor and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, Health Mart, Medicine Shoppe and Cardinal Health, and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 30, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Remembering Dr. Richard Hill, the first board chair at Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Dr. Richard Hill standing on the site of the future Mayo Clinic in Arizona.(circa 1985) Richard Hill, M.D., the first chair of the Board of Governors at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, passed away on Wednesday, March 24. Dr. Hill was 94. Dr. Hill has long been recognized for his strong and impassioned leadership. He served [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - March 30, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Geisel and Thayer Investigators Partner to Reduce Medical Waste
Researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Thayer School of Engineering are studying the environmental impact of single-use medical supplies, focusing on the procedure-intense specialty of gastroenterology. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Colin McLeish '22 Tags: Improving Lives News gastroenterology medical waste Source Type: news

Sobrin Receives Research to Prevent Blindness Physician-Scientist Award
Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, of the Division of Ophthalmology, won the Physician-Scientist Award from Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) for her work in identifying genes that influence the risk of developing ocular hypertension after corticosteroid use. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

A Visit to ‘Dr. Google’ Makes Patients Better at Diagnosis
Participants across the board demonstrated modest improvements in reaching an accurate diagnosis after looking up symptoms on the Internet. Participants additionally showed no difference in reported anxiety nor in triage abilities (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS and Laboratory Partners Confirm a Third Variant Strain of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin
On March 25, 2021, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and laboratory partners confirmed athird variant strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Wisconsin. This variant strain, referred to as P.1, differs from variant B.1.1.7 and B.1.351, which have both previously been confirmed in Wisconsin. The newest variant, P.1, was first discovered in four travelers from Brazil who were tested at an airport near Tokyo, Japan, in early...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic responds to next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations in Minnesota
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on Friday, March 26, that COVID-19 vaccination eligibility is expanding to all state residents 16 and older, regardless of health condition on Tuesday, March 30. As a result, Mayo Clinic is moving to the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations in Minnesota. This announcement comes as Minnesota anticipates a significant increase [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New Hampshire Cancer Researchers Find Cellular Evidence Behind Lasting Immune Response in Some Cancer Survivors
Researchers at Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) have found that a certain subpopulation of cells that enters a patient’s skin and blood during immunotherapy is behind the excellent and long-lasting immune responses to cancer that some survivors develop. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 25, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release Research Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Geisel Researchers Receive $2.1 Million Grant to Implement Shared Decision Making Collaborative for Breast Cancer Treatments
A team of researchers at Geisel, led by Glyn Elwyn, MD, PhD, MSc, has received a $2.1 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to develop a shared decision-making process to help women with breast cancer choose between surgical treatments. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 25, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research breast cancer The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic, Thermo Fisher Scientific collaborate to benefit patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic and Thermo Fisher Scientific have joined forces to bring innovative solutions to patients by accelerating clinical validation, and commercialization of selected next-generation sequencing (NGS), mass spectrometry and immunology diagnostic tools. The Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory in One Discovery Square, which is part of the Destination Medical Center initiative, will be the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 25, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Releases New COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Data
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has launched a redesign of the vaccine distribution summary on theCOVID-19 vaccine data page. The new allocation and administration dashboard displays key metrics related to Wisconsin ’s COVID-19 vaccination program, including total doses administered by provider type. “The updated dashboard provides a more comprehensive overview of vaccine supply in Wisconsin and highlights the great work being done by...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Geisel Celebrates Match Day 2021
On Match Day on March 19th, Geisel medical students of the Class of 2021 learned where they’ll spend their residency. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Education News Match Day Source Type: news

Groups Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine on March 22
Starting today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces that people age 16 and older with certain medical conditions associated with an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 areeligible for the vaccine. This newly eligible group adds more than 2 million people into the population eligible for the vaccine. All groups now currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include: Frontline health care personnel Residents and staff...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Study underscores need for multidisciplinary care for COVID-19 long-haulers
Long COVID can affect multiple organ systems and the most common symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, brain fog, anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Precision medicine, digital technology hold potential as powerful tools against tuberculosis
World Tuberculosis Day is March 24 ROCHESTER, Minn. --  The global fight against tuberculosis is gaining some powerful tools. Precision medicine -- already used to personalize diagnosis and treatment of noncommunicable diseases such as cancer  -- and health care technologies such as telemedicine have the potential to advance the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, says [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin Adds More Partners to the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces that four new pharmacy partners in Wisconsin started receiving vaccine this week as part of theFederal Retail Pharmacy Program. This includes the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN), which includes some Hometown Pharmacies, as well as Managed Health Care Associates, Meijer, and Walmart. These pharmacies join Kroger and Walgreens,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Match day at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
Friday, March 19, is match day across the U.S., including Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine fourth-year students in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, who will be continuing on to residencies, as well as Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, which offers residency positions. During this national event held every third Friday in March as [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - March 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Lack of diversity in genomic databases may affect therapy selection for minority groups
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Low representation of minority groups in public genomic databases may affect therapy selection for Black patients with cancer, according to new Mayo Clinic research published in npj Precision Oncology. The researchers investigated the use of genomic databases and found that tumor mutation burden was significantly inflated in Black patients compared to White [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Madhumala Sadanandappa Appointed to Early Career Leadership Program
The Genetics Society of America helps early career researchers develop leadership skills and build relationships within an international community of scientists. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 18, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Press Release Source Type: news

DHS Announces Enhanced COVID-19 Data Cleaning Efforts
Data is the tool that drives decisions for public health. And it has been vitally important to inform our decision-making process during the pandemic. As we continue to provide the highest quality, transparent data, today, DHS announces we are ramping up data cleaning efforts as decreasing cases have allowed for increased capacity to focus on data quality. DHS and local public health agencies have been prioritizing data access to the public as quickly as possible to ensure transparency...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 18, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Surgeons at St. Michael’s perform first minimally invasive maze procedure for atrial fibrillation in Ontario
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

$60 million gift to Mayo Clinic will accelerate efforts to transform health care delivery in Minnesota
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A generous gift of $60 million from philanthropist Helene Houle of St. Paul, Minnesota, will enable Mayo Clinic to accelerate its efforts to transform health care delivery in Minnesota. In honor of the gift, Mayo Clinic will name the recently completed patient bed tower at Mayo Clinic Hospital -- Rochester, Saint Marys [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin to Issue Benefits to Children Missing Free or Reduced Price School Meals Because of COVID-19 Pandemic
Families across Wisconsin will get help feeding their children who usually get free or reduced price meals at school but haven ’t this year because of the pandemic. In the December stimulus package, Congress authorized the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to renew thePandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer program, or P-EBT, for the 2020-2021 school year. Wisconsin ’s plan for providing benefits has been...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

DHS Announces People with Medical Conditions Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine March 29
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that individuals age 16 and older with certain medical conditions will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 29. This eligibility group includes individuals with medical conditions associated with an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Based on the recent and anticipated increases in vaccine availability, DHS anticipates the general public will be eligible for the vaccine sometime in May. “Wisconsin...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 11, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: yunkecfrrr Source Type: news

Residents Win Rappaport Award in Clinical Innovation, Soloman Primary Care Scholarship Award
he Internal Medicine Residency Program presented the Rappaport Award in Clinical Innovation in Honor of Marshall A. Wolf and the Martin P. Soloman Primary Care Scholarship Award to five residents whose innovative research projects have the potential (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 11, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin Eliminates Waitlist for Long-Term Care Services for Medicaid-Eligible Adults
On February 28, 2021, a 40-year-old individual with a physical disability from Adams County was referred to IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct), Wisconsin ’s self-directed long-term care program. This individual was the last person waiting to join one of Wisconsin’s long-term care programs that provide home and community-based services to eligible adults who are elderly or have physical or intellectual disabilities. “Wisconsin’s long-term care programs embrace a person-centered approach that...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 10, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Express Care expands hours at north location; video visits, self-scheduling now offered
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The north location of Mayo Clinic Express Care, located in Hy-Vee at 4221 West Circle Drive, is now open weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Patients without COVID-19 symptoms can be seen at this location for acute care needs through scheduled and walk-in appointments. In addition to new weekend hours, Mayo [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Risk for chronic kidney disease even more critical due to COVID-19 pandemic
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An estimated 1 in 10 people worldwide have chronic kidney disease, but most of them don't know it. That lack of awareness is especially concerning because people with chronic kidney disease who are infected with COVID-19 are at higher risk for serious illness. It is important that people understand their risk for [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Sheu Awarded $3.3M NIDDK Grant to Study Diabetes Therapy
Eric Sheu, MD, PhD, of the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, received a $3.3 million National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) R01 grant to study an intestinal metabolite that may explain how bariatric s (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Eight St. Michael’s-led research projects receive CIHR project grants
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 6, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

DHS and Laboratory Partners Identify Variant Strain B.1.351 of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin
On March 4, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and laboratory partners identified asecond variant strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Wisconsin. This variant strain differs from variant B.1.1.7, which was first identified in Wisconsin on January 12, 2021. The newest variant, referred to as B.1.351, was first discovered to be circulating in South Africa in samples dating back to October 2020. According to epidemiologic and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: yunkecfrrr Source Type: news