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Primary Care is Key to COVID-19 Vaccine Dissemination but is Left Out So Far

January 8, 2021

Vaccine Rollout Offers Hope, But Primary Care’s Capacity is Compromised                                         

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Some reliable resources about who should get the COVID-19 vaccine and what to consider

January 8, 2021

Whether or not you, as an individual, should get the COVID-19 vaccine should be a decision made on an person by person basis.  We are not making any recommendations either

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Bleed Out, the HBO Movie of a family’s experience with Medical Malpractice

December 21, 2020

Bleed Out – an HBO Film   ¡Película ahora en inglés y español! Medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. After a routine partial hip replacement operation

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Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker

December 21, 2020

  On Nov. 9, New York-based Pfizer and the German company BioNTech made history by presenting preliminary data indicating that their coronavirus vaccine was over 90 percent effective. It was the first time anyone had

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3 Covid-19 Trials Have Been Paused for Safety. That’s a Good Thing.

October 15, 2020

NY Times Health   |    By Carl Zimmer    |    Oct. 14, 2020, 12:36 p.m. ET Experts were comforted that companies are following safety precautions. They pointed out that pauses in vaccine

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: How COVID Spreads Indoors

October 7, 2020

   October 6, 2020  |   Frank Diamond While reiterating that SARS-CoV-2 most commonly spreads through close contact (less than 6 feet, and for about 15 minutes) with a symptomatic or

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COVID-19 Frequently asked questions answered

July 8, 2020

The New York Times | The Coronavirus Outbreak  |  July 8, 2020 Frequently Asked Questions Is the coronavirus airborne? The coronavirus can stay aloft for hours in tiny droplets in stagnant

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Airborne Coronavirus: What You Should Do Now

July 8, 2020

The New York Times  |  The Coronavirus Outbreak  |  By Apoorva Mandavilli  |  July 6, 2020 Leer en español The coronavirus can stay aloft for hours in tiny droplets in stagnant air, infecting

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COVID-19 and Health Equity — Serving the Underserved, Poorly Served, and Never Served

June 10, 2020

National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine  |  Feature Story | May 5, 2020  |  By Stephanie Miceli The novel coronavirus has been called “the great equalizer,” when in reality, it has only

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From Camping To Dining Out: Here’s How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities

June 3, 2020

 Shots    HEALTH NEWS FROM NPR THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS May 23, 20201:55 PM ET  |   ALLISON AUBREY, LAUREL WAMSLEY, CARMEL WROTH 6-Minute Listen  Download Meredith Miotke for NPR It has been around two months

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