So, I got a link to this video from a reader and didn’t know anything about it going in, aside from the title (“Chris Finds Out If He Has HIV”) and the reader’s comment (“American health care system”). Here’s the deal — radiologist Dr. Chris Nicholas was accidentally exposed to HIV at work and this video documents a twin journey: 1) he learns way more about HIV/AIDS than he did in medical school while trying to understand what the exposure means for his health, and b) the absolutely maddening...
A recent Morning Consult poll by Politico asked if respondents thought it's a good idea for K-12 schools to reopen for in-person instruction this fall. Fifty-seven percent said it's a good idea, while 26% said it's a bad idea. That the percentage of in-person supporters isn't much higher speaks to the extreme politicization of education over the past year. Yes, a global health crisis should be taken seriously. So, too, should educational regression and mental health.
Apple on Tuesday elaborated on so-called "health pass" apps, saying the health check and building admittance apps must be developed by a company with relations to public health authorities.Outlined in a post to Apple's developer website, the new rules seek to keep user data safe amid an ever-changing coronavirus response.With the advent of COVID-19 vaccines, the App Store has experienced an influx of "health pass" apps that generate digital credentials for entering buildings and accessing...
Apple today informed developers that "health pass" apps can only be submitted by developers that are working with recognized public health authorities.
"Fiscal flu," with rising deficits and mounting public debt, is likely to undercut overall productivity growth and hurt our fiscal health.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Johnson & Johnson's vaccine in the coming weeks.
Summary of H.R.881 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.
Argentina's health minister resigned late Friday after it emerged that friends of his had been able to skip the line for a Covid-19 vaccination.
HILARY FREEMAN: I realised this was no hoax. Somehow, the NHS had concluded I had Down's syndrome and now needed to shield. How on earth had this happened?