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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, June 15

CMS issues reprieve for 2,500 nursing homes yet to report COVID vaccination rates … Former CMS administrator says nursing homes will remain key test sites for COVID therapies, other treatments … Philips recalls CPAP machines over cancer concerns … Gene treatment could slow Alzheimer’s without targeting brain plaques, new study shows … Jury trial set for maker of Alzheimer’s drug Namenda; company allegedly kept generic off the market

Clinical briefs for Monday, June 14

3 FDA advisory panel members resign in wake of controversial approval of new Alzheimer’s drug … U.S. suspends COVID J&J vaccine shipments as backlog builds; extends expiration dates … VoiceFriend adds new discharged patient module for post-acute care … Computerized tests show how poorly fitting N95 masks increase risk of infection … FDA recalls unapproved COVID test that used falsified data … Parkinson’s drug candidates to be targeted to genetic groups in new Abbie biopharma collaboration

Clinical briefs for Friday, June 11

CMS starts posting nursing home vaccination rates … New OSHA standard requires paid time off for vaccination, COVID case tracking and notification … US extends expiration dates for J&J COVID vaccine by 6 weeks … Dementia expert says evidence behind Biogen Alzheimer’s drug ‘wasn’t sufficient’ for FDA approval … America’s nursing homes fight to find enough caregivers … Nurse claims nursing home fired her for whistleblowing over lax COVID-19 control

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