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COVID-19/Coronavirus

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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

Clinical Updates

Clinical briefs for Thursday, June 17

Chatbots for dementia still in their infancy, tech researchers find … What to know about new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, from scientist who led the trials … Advocacy group urges OIG to investigate FDA’s approval of new Alzheimer’s drug … First patient receives controversial Biogen Alzheimer’s drug at hospital … LTC care needs will double by 2065 … FDA approves Novartis’ drug for aggressive prostate cancer following positive trial results