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Mar 5, 2021 by Rick Pollack
1.5 million people. That’s the approximate number of people that hospitals and health systems have treated for COVID-19 since the pandemic began. To put that in perspective, that would mean filling Chicago’s Soldier Field to capacity 24 times.
Mar 4, 2021
A research letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine looks at delayed injection-site skin reactions to the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine four to 11 days after 12 people received the first dose.
Mar 4, 2021
More than 206,000 people selected a 2021 health plan through the federally facilitated marketplace Feb. 15-28, the first two weeks of a special enrollment period created in response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reports.
Mar 4, 2021
Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas, launched the Pioneer Baby program with KU School of Medicine-Wichita in 2015 to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes.
Mar 4, 2021
The AHA voiced support for Vivek Murthy, M.D., to serve as United States surgeon general for a second time.
Mar 4, 2021
Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Todd Young, R-Ind., Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., introduced the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, AHA-supported legislation that aims to prevent suicide, burnout and behavioral health disorders among health care professionals. Rep. Susan Wild, D-Pa., also introduced the legislation in the House of Representatives. 
Mar 3, 2021
Cyber attackers are using Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities to access Exchange server email accounts on an organization’s premises and install malware to facilitate long-term access to victim environments, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center announced.
Mar 3, 2021
In this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Amy Ahasic, M.D., section chief for pulmonary and critical care medicine at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut, shares how she applied skills learned from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Mar 3, 2021
The Senate Finance Committee voted 14-14 along party lines on President Biden’s nomination of Xavier Becerra to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Mar 3, 2021
With Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Guinea, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding U.S. health care personnel about its Ebola infection control guidance.