CDC: Thirty percent of hospital workers in U.S. still unvaccinated
November 19, 2021
Health care personnel “are not fully immune from vaccine misinformation.”
U.S. overdose deaths hit an all-time high
November 18, 2021
Fentanyl and methamphetamine are contributing to rising numbers of fatalities, federal officials say.
Baylor gets restraining order against COVID-19 vaccine–skeptic doc
September 17, 2021
The war should be against SARS-CoV-2, but “because this virus has so many supporters, the war in essence becomes a war against ourselves, which is much harder.”
COVID vaccine preprint study prompts Twitter outrage
September 16, 2021
The authors’ conclusions about rates of myocarditis after COVID vaccine in boys aged 12-17 years are attacked for supposedly stoking antivaccine sentiment.
‘Deeper dive’ into opioid overdose deaths during COVID pandemic
September 1, 2021
Results also showed that, compared to 2019, significantly more men died from overdoses in 2020 in Colorado and Indiana.
Percentage of doctors who are Black barely changed in 120 years
April 23, 2021
A study also found a significant wage gap between Black and White physicians.
Senate confirms Murthy as Surgeon General
March 25, 2021
He is not new to this role.
Rollout of COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies lacked unified plan: expert panel
February 8, 2021
Monoclonal antibodies are in ample supply, but a lack of a plan to administer them has led to major underutilization of these therapies.
Are there COVID-19–related ‘long-haul’ skin issues?
January 28, 2021
Dr. Freeman believes that pernio and especially persistent lesions are caused by an immune response to COVID.
President Biden signs 10 new orders to help fight COVID-19
January 22, 2021
Biden said as many as 500,000 Americans will have died by February. “It’s going to take months for us to turn things around.”