CDC and FDA on Tuesday recommended a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine after six people—out of about 6.8 million Americans who have received the vaccine so far—developed a rare and severe type of blood clot.
Though many people question how Covid-19 can "be deadly in one person but asymptomatic in the next," modern science suggests that for viruses, "a wide range of disease severity is the norm rather than the exception," Sarah Zhang writes for The Atlantic—an understanding that sheds light on how the coronavirus may mutate in the future.
As professional baseball, basketball, and football teams increasingly aim to welcome fans back to their games, could in-person attendance drive new spikes in coronavirus cases? A new study in The Lancet digs in on the data from NFL's recent season, Ken Belson reports for the New York Times.
Within six months of being diagnosed with Covid-19, more than 33% of patients were diagnosed with a neuropsychiatric condition—and severe neurological conditions, such as stroke and dementia, accounted for a low but significant proportion of those diagnoses, according to a new study in The Lancet Psychiatry.
Since the Covid-19 epidemic struck in the United States, many have tried to compare its economic fallout to the 2008-2009 recession. But as Advisory Board’s Yulan Egan and Christopher Kerns tell Radio Advisory's Rachel Woods, it's time for health care leaders to throw out their recession playbook entirely.
Gov. Kay Ivey (R) last week issued a health order that allowed Alabama's mask mandate to expire on Friday, but she said state residents are strongly encouraged to continue to wear face masks in public, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, Maryland, and Massachusetts.