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Miracle or mirage, one politicized COVID-19 medicine sows discord – Herald-Mail Media

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Miracle or mirage, one politicized COVID-19 medicine sows discord  Herald-Mail Media Lancet Hydroxychloroquine Paper Scandal Illustrates Scientific Bias, Not Only in Medicine  Discovery Institute Hydroxychloroquine: Dangerous Medicine? | Field Notes  North Coast Journal Hydroxychloroquine study retraction shows the problems of speedy science  The Verge Coronavirus: Trump’s favourite COVID-19 medicine hydroxychloroquine back in contention, as… Read More »

New studies are estimating spending on COVID-19

In a new report published by the Brookings Institution, Matthew Fiedler, a fellow in economic studies at the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, and Zirui Song, M.D. ’10, Ph.D. ’12, assistant professor of health care policy in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical School, estimate national health care spending for COVID-19 care and discuss… Read More »

Among US Health Workers, COVID-19 Deaths Near 300, With 60,000 Sick : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Registered nurses and other health care workers at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, Calif., protest in April what they say was a lack of personal protective equipment for the pandemic’s front-line workers. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mario Tama/Getty Images The coronavirus continues to batter the U.S. health care… Read More »

Want COVID-19 herd immunity? Get 40% of population vaccinated, says ex-FDA chief Gottlieb

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has a rough estimate for the number of vaccinated people to reach herd immunity for COVID-19. Because about 20% of people may have already been infected by the time a COVID-19 vaccine is launched, “we’d need to get perhaps 40% utilization to achieve herd immunity,” he tweeted Tuesday. How does… Read More »

Here’s how much for-profit hospitals have received in COVID-19 bailout funding so far

The nation’s largest for-profit hospital chains have received a total of about $ 2.2 billion in federal grants so far, which is intended to provide financial relief to hospitals and providers amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the havoc it has wreaked on their operations. The money comes from $ 175 billion earmarked… Read More »