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Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 17

Senior living giant sued over handling of transfers and discharges … First COVID vaccine dose 63% effective in nursing home study … FDA hedges against gene variants: Requires COVID antibody drugmakers Regeneron, Eli Lilly to track virus variants … Direct patient care hours, race tied to lower COVID rates in nursing homes … MedDiet tied to lower dementia risk in a Mediterrenean population … Feds call for prediabetes screening in overweight, obese adults to age 70 … Unvaccinated nursing home staff remain vulnerable: report

SNF sued after firing worker with anxiety

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a Nashville-based skilled nursing and rehabilitation company for refusing to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee who suffers from an anxiety disorder, and then ring the employee because of her disability.

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