The Get the Medications Right™ (GTMRx) Institute launched a national task force to identify and address the reasons why 45% of Americans don’t feel confident about vaccination against COVID-19.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the pharmaceutical industry. News from Health Hero, Prescryptive Health, FDA, AdhereHealth, AHIP, Novavax, medQ Inc., Alveo Technologies, DeliverHealth Solutions, HHS, Mayo Clinic and more.
National Consumer Protection Week: FDA Is Vigilant in Protecting Consumers Against COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
By Judy McMeekin Pharm D – It has been said that there is good fishing in troubled waters and that has been the case with fraudsters seeking to profit from anxiety and fears associated with COVID-19. Accordingly, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is on the lookout for charlatans seeking to profit from the pandemic.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the pharmaceutical industry. News from Terazo, Previon, Mobile Healthcare Services, Experity, CityMD, FDA, Direct Biologics, Armanino LLP, All Life Transitions and more.
The statistics surrounding the coronavirus global pandemic change constantly. From reported cases, recovered cases, deaths, vaccine progress, doses administered, to fully vaccinated regions, COVID-19 data changes quickly and frequently. The Friday Five takes a closer look at COVID-19 by the numbers.
By Arlene S. Bierman MD MS & David Meyers MD – During American Heart Month, we’re reminded that heart disease remains the Nation’s leading killer—claiming more than 600,000 lives each year and imposing considerable distress to millions of American families.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, Nearly a year into the pandemic, many public schools are still closed to in-person instruction. But while there is increasing evidence that schools are not a major source of infection, teachers and staffers remain concerned about going back to class before they are vaccinated.
Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a public service announcement urging the American public to get the COVID-19 vaccination when it is their turn.
By Arthur Allen & Liz Szabo – When getting vaccinated against covid-19, there’s no sense being picky. You should take the first authorized vaccine that’s offered, experts say. The newest covid vaccine on the horizon, from Johnson & Johnson, is probably a little less effective at preventing sickness than…