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As America Engages With WHO Again, An Overwhelming Sense Of Relief And Hope

In an Executive Order signed on 20th January, on the day of the Presidential Inauguration, President Biden has taken steps to engage with and strengthen the WHO and pledged to provide US leadership on global health and security. US experts received thi…

Despite 400,000 Fatalities, Trump Downplayed The Deadliness Of Covid Through His Final Days In Office

“That’s all I hear about now… Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid,” the president lamented.” By the way, on Nov. 4, you won’t hear about it anymore.”

Digital Health Startup Hims & Hers Goes Public In $1.6 Billion SPAC Deal

The three-year-old company is exploring partnerships with health systems and health insurers as it looks to increase its footprint in the U.S. and abroad.

Germany Mandates Medical-Grade Masks

Germany’s strict requirements are provoking discussions of enacting similar measures throughout Europe.

UnitedHealth Group Profits Tumble As Covid-19 Medical Costs Rise

UnitedHealth Group profits fell nearly 40% in the fourth quarter of last year as Americans returned to the doctor’s office to get medical treatment put off by the Covid-19 pandemic.

A Pandemic Defined By Failures: Who Can Hold Nations Accountable?

This week, the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response published its second progress report. It points to a sequence of failures at every step of the pandemic – by many countries, the WHO and the international system at large – and the…

Infectious U.K. Covid-19 Variant Detected In 60 Countries, WHO Says

The U.S. has reported 122 cases of the variant in 20 states, according to the CDC.

When’s The Best Time To Do A Pregnancy Test?

Whether you are trying to conceive or not, waiting to do a pregnancy test can feel almost impossible. However, it could be crucial to get an accurate result.

We Need To Talk About Another Pandemic Mental Health Crisis: Therapist Burnout

There is a growing need for mental health care in the U.S. and with more need comes more demand for services. Yet there has long been a shortage of mental health providers and the current therapists are burning out supporting everyone. We need listen t…

Experts Weigh In On The True Toll Of School Closures

President-Elect Joe Biden has vowed to make schools reopening a priority of his first 100 days. But parents and teachers need to be aware of the impact this last year has had on those kids—and the difference that impact may have on education as a whole…

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