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

RESEARCH
  • Excess deaths from covid-19 in the United States
POLICY
  • CDC updates guidance on cleaning surfaces to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection. Will "hygiene theater" stop?

RESEARCH
  • BREAKING: Covid-19 has created thousands of newly single parents and orphans
POLICY
  • Federal government investing in evidence

(Week in Review)
POLICY
  • The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launch the Covid-19 Community Corps
  • US Food and Drug Administration further expands testing availability
  • With 100 million vaccine doses given, Biden announces goal to have "90/90" percent plan
  • You've been vaccinated. Do you need a vaccine passport?

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH
  • More evidence of vaccine efficacy among essential workers. Real world data matches trials
  • AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine may, or may not, be associated with blood clot formation
  • Covid-19 pandemic effect on maternal and pregnancy outcomes

RESEARCH
  • Covid-19 pandemic effect on maternal and pregnancy outcomes
POLICY
  • US Food and Drug Administration further expands testing availability

RESEARCH
  • Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine shows protection against covid-19 in adolescents aged 12 to 15
POLICY
  • BREAKING NEWS: The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launch the Covid-19 Community Corps