• Mississippi Will Remove ‘Misleading' Language About Covid-19 Vaccine

    6 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Bobby Wayne, a retired reverend, called the state seeking help getting the vaccine. He said he was told there was no evidence the vaccine was effective.
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  • Benefit of early vaccination on health care workforce

    6 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Vaccinating health care workers resulted in an immediate and notable reduction of positive COVID-19 cases among employees, reducing the number of required isolations and quarantines by more than 90 percent, according to a new study.
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  • COVID-19: Remdesivir Shows Some Benefit in Minority Groups

    COVID-19: Remdesivir Shows Some Benefit in Minority Groups

    6 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Remdesivir was tied to faster clinical improvement in a predominantly non-white group of patients hospitalized with COVID-19, researchers found, though a mortality benefit couldn't be demonstrated.
    In a retrospective...
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  • Mississippi rewrites 'confusing' COVID-19 scheduling script

    6 monthes ago - By ABC News

    A spokeswoman says the Mississippi Health Department is rewriting a “confusing” script that employees and contractors read to people scheduling COVID-19 vaccination appointments by phone
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  • Fewer than 1% of healthcare workers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 test positive for the virus

    Fewer than 1% of healthcare workers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 test positive for the virus

    6 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Two new studies, one from Texas and the other from California, found that just 0.05% and 0.13% of frontline healthcare workers, respectively, contracted COVID-19 after being fully immunized.
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  • Conversation Guide Developed by IHI to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake

    6 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    To help health care staff and leaders have trust-building conversations about the COVID-19 vaccine, both at work and at home, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement developed a conversation guide based on their expertise and work. To view the guide, users can create a free profile on the IHI website.
    Exploring people's feelings about the vaccine through respectful, trust-building interactions over time offers the potential to increase the uptake of vaccinations.
    The guide helps health care staff and leaders begin to quickly engage in effective conversations about COVID-19 vaccination...
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