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Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Aug. 4

Genesis HealthCare requires shots for all: Employees, care partners, onsite vendors must be vaccinated … More than half of U.S. outpatient antibiotics prescriptions not tied to visit or infection … An antiparasitic drug slows pancreatic cancer in mice … Respiratory infections more likely to pass to next patient in doctors’ offices: study … COVID-19 infection signaled by different symptoms in older and younger age groups … Vaccination rates rising in all 50 states during COVID-19 surge, data show

Michael Defrancesco

A vendor’s point of view

When I recently went to a nursing home as a visitor, watching a well-choreographed “team” working together gave me a much different appreciation for the long-term care facility and the people who work there. They truly care for their residents as if they were their own family members.

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