Briefings Archive

Period:

RESEARCH
  • AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine link to dangerous blood clotting disorder looks real and rare. Should it be avoided? Maybe in young adults in some circumstances
POLICY
  • An end to mask reuse? CDC and FDA move away from recycling guidance, as shortages end
  • Pfizer seeks expansion of emergency use authorization for its vaccine

(Week in Review)
POLICY
  • Medicare and Medicaid starts to collect payments from its pandemic hospital lifeline program
  • Vaccine mandates for healthcare workers
  • Federal government investing in evidence
  • Federal bailout money disproportionately benefited wealthy hospital systems

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH
  • Adverse reactions to the first dose of a covid-19 vaccine does not preclude a second dose
  • Sex disparities in covid-19 mortality vary across racial groups in the United States
  • Moderna mRNA vaccine shows durable antibody response six months later
  • Excess deaths from covid-19 in the United States

RESEARCH
  • Adverse reactions to the first dose of a covid-19 vaccine does not preclude a second dose
POLICY
  • Medicare and Medicaid starts to collect payments from its pandemic hospital lifeline program

RESEARCH
  • Sex disparities in covid-19 mortality vary across racial groups in the United States
POLICY
  • Vaccine mandates for healthcare workers

RESEARCH
  • Moderna mRNA vaccine shows durable antibody response six months later
POLICY
  • Federal bailout money disproportionately benefited wealthy hospital systems