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Lag between COVID-19 vaccine boosters, new variants highlight need for therapeutics, expert says

While work on COVID-19 vaccine boosters is already underway, one expert warned that emerging variants threaten to create a “window of susceptibility,” which without therapeutics could lead to more virus-inflicted death. “Of course there’s a need for boosters,” Dr. Jonathan Javitt, CEO of NRx and adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, told Fox… Read More »

Pubs are only dangerous to old and fat people, covid expert says

Pubs are only dangerous to people already at risk of Covid and airplanes are ‘safe’ because they have the same standard of ventilation as an operating theatre, expert says Professor Robert Dingwall said the risk from pubs was ‘heavily age loaded’ He added that planes were ‘fundamentally safe’ because of their air conditioning Boris Johnson’s… Read More »

Health systems need to change how they look at waste to reduce costs, expert says

Health systems need to rethink how they view wasteful practices to reduce costs, according to Rhonda Stewart, the senior transformation sensei at the Virginia Mason Institute. “What I want to talk about is to hopefully inspire [health systems] to think about reducing costs differently,” she said in a session at the Healthcare Financial Management Association… Read More »