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Clinical briefs for Friday, April 9

Focus shifts to short-stay residents to prevent future COVID-19 outbreaks … U.S. COVID vaccination rates to plateau in April, survey results suggest … U.S. hits COVID shot target; 25% of adults now vaccinated … Parkinson’s and skin cancer are linked at the molecular level, study finds … NIH grants $44 million to dementia prevention brain training study … Faked COVID test results lead to employee firings, response protocol changes for CCRC after ‘horrifying’ lockdown

Clinical briefs for Thursday, April 8

More limits on elective surgeries ending, bringing good news for some providers … Want to know where your employees go at shift’s end? This map may tell you … Expected ‘tsunami’ of post-COVID cardiovascular health issues begs swift action: experts say … Heart patients have threefold risk of diabetes, large study finds … How a Massachusetts hospital supply leader spotted fake N95 masks

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