In a world where good judgment rules, almost everyone would want protection against a deadly virus. Clearly, that’s not the world we live in. While two COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and more are on the way, many among us remain content to take their chances. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey of healthcare workers…
For years, observers have talked about a big wave heading toward long-term care operators. In the past, it’s referred to a demographics phenomenon. We can now add a regulatory one to the watch list.
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is 94% effective in preventing symptomatic illness, according to information released Tuesday. The initial review’s findings appear to set the table for federal authorization and nationwide distribution.
Long-term care residents will be among the first people in the nation to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. On Tuesday, Food and Drug Administration staff recommended that they be checked for possible cases of Bell’s palsy.