For Black patients hospitalized with the coronavirus, the quality of the hospitals they are admitted to may play an outsize role in determining whether they survive.
A Highly Controversial Alzheimer’s Treatment Won FDA Approval. Scientists Say We Don’t Know If It Actually Works.
In one sense, aducanumab is a historic drug — but many scientists say its approval is a triumph of business interests over public health.
Howard Bauchner will step down from a decade of overseeing the prestigious journal JAMA after it released a podcast questioning whether systemic racism exists in medicine.
Beto O'Rourke And Texas Democrats Are Demanding An Investigation Into The True Death Count Of The Winter Storm
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A BuzzFeed News analysis shows the catastrophic failure of Texas’s power grid in February killed hundreds of medically vulnerable people.
Fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks or physically distance to participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, according to new CDC guidelines.
The vaccine, which had been paused for a week and a half, will restart after a federal advisory panel concluded that its benefits in lives saved outweigh its risks from rare but dangerous blood clots.
Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot vaccine was in demand for some of the highest-risk people in the US. And without it, many are opting not to get a shot, clinicians say.
At least six women, including one who died, have developed an extremely rare blood-clotting syndrome after getting the vaccine.
After a podcast from the prestigious journal JAMA questioned whether systemic racism exists in medicine, doctors and researchers are pressing for sweeping changes.
So far there’s no clear evidence of a safety problem. But several European countries have paused vaccinations with AstraZeneca’s shots while investigations continue.
Los requisitos de identificación buscan frenar el turismo de vacunas, pero pueden excluir a residentes vulnerables
En teoría, las demostraciones de residencia y los requisitos de identificación buscan asegurar que las vacunas para COVID-19 se distribuyan de manera equitativa, pero las reglas están excluyendo a la gente que buscan proteger.
Proof-of-residency and ID requirements are supposed to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are equitably distributed — but the rules are shutting out some of the people they aim to protect.
An ongoing debate between Curative and the Food and Drug Administration underscores a philosophical split in testing.
The FDA’s vague warning about false negatives from Curative’s test has confused testing experts and health departments, many of which are still offering the test to anyone who wants one.
“Our healthcare infrastructure is already at a breaking point,” one expert said. “The introduction of a more transmissible strain might be enough to tip us over.”
Moderna’s vaccine has been shown to work very well, preventing COVID-19 with no serious effects.
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine was just authorized by the FDA. It's highly effective and safe — and has some clear advantages over Pfizer’s.
Convincing medical staffers to get vaccinated will be a crucial first step in convincing everyone else.
Millions of doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine are expected to be shipped nationwide and arrive on Monday.