India postponed exams for trainee doctors and nurses on May 3, freeing them up to fight the world’s biggest surge in coronavirus infections, as the health system crumbles under the weight of new cases and hospitals run out of beds and oxygen.
Large vaccine trials that are extensive both in size and scope tax the resources of sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs), particularly when the trials seek to compress a process that ordinarily takes years. Rapid but safe implementation of these vaccine studies’ new protocols is pushing trial design to the limit.
The microscopic organisms living in our intestines may influence the severity of Covid-19 and the body’s immune response to it, and could account for lingering symptoms, researchers reported.
An intensive care unit nurse became the first person in New York state to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on Dec. 14, marking a pivotal turn in the U.S. effort to control the deadly virus.
U.S. healthcare workers and others recommended for the nation’s first Covid-19 inoculations could start getting shots within a day or two of regulatory consent in December, a top official of the government’s vaccine development effort said.
To help local hospitals provide their frontline healthcare professionals with an extra line of defense during COVID-19, Klick Health and Humber River Hospital announced the availability of 300 intubation boxes for Greater Toronto Area (GTA) hospitals in need.
Join moderator Lynne Devlin, Registered Nurse and VP of Clinical Outreach Services, for a conversation with three people living with cancer about how the threat of COVID-19 is different for them.
A federal judge tossed out whistleblower lawsuits alleging that pharmaceutical giants Eli Lilly and Bayer used nurses to illegally boost sales of various prescription drugs in a kickback scheme.
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc., alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe the company’s blockbuster medicine Humira.
The U.S. Justice Department announced charges against 601 people including doctors and nurses for taking part in healthcare fraud and opioid-related crimes that resulted in more than $2 billion in losses.