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Science groups urge providers not to use certain COVID-19 test data for care decisions

Dive Brief: The Association for Molecular Pathology and the Infectious Diseases Society of America are cautioning healthcare providers against using certain data generated by some COVID-19 PCR tests to make patient care decisions. Some tests generate data known as cycle threshold (Ct) values that have the potential to help determine a patient’s prognosis and risk… Read More »

Covid London: Just half of carers vaccinated in Lambeth care home with South Africa variant outbreak

Revealed: Just 50% of care home staff have been vaccinated in London borough where nursing home is at centre of South African Covid variant outbreak Ten residents and 13 staff infected with the South Africa variant at a single care home in Lambeth, London  Outbreak is thought to have been triggered by someone who travelled… Read More »

The Post-COVID 19 Health Consumer: Ready for DIY Health Care and More Open to Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has re-shaped consumers for work, school, fitness, cooking, and certainly for health care. PwC’s Health Research Institute has combed through their consumer survey data and developed insights on health consumers, shared in a summary titled Consumer health behavior and the COVID-19 pandemic: What we’ve learned. Most U.S. consumers would be likely to… Read More »