COVID-19: Vaccines and Therapeutics
Jun 1, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) May 31 released a final rule to better align certain regulatory requirements with the end of the public health emergency (PHE), including rescission of the health care worker vaccine mandate.
May 30, 2023
By understanding the attitudes and beliefs that drive patient behavior, health care providers and administrators can better design messaging that promotes positive health outcomes, including messages deployed during a public health emergency.
May 4, 2023
Summertime is right around the corner and AHA’s new social media toolkit promotes COVID-19 vaccination and boosters as a means for keeping kids active and healthy when school’s out.
May 1, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration April 28 authorized a fourth Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent vaccine dose at least one month after the third dose for certain immunocompromised children aged six months through 4.
CDC: Monovalent vaccination was 76% effective at preventing mechanical ventilation, death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients during omicron
Apr 27, 2023
In a study of adults hospitalized between February 2022 and February 2023, when the omicron variant predominated, monovalent mRNA vaccination was 76% effective at preventing COVID-19-associated invasive mechanical ventilation and death up to 6 months after the last dose and 56% effective at least…
Apr 20, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention April 19 recommended a second Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent vaccine dose for adults aged 65 and older at least four months after their initial bivalent dose, and for immunocompromised individuals at least two months after their initial bivalent…
Apr 19, 2023
The Department of Health and Human Services today announced a $1.1 billion public-private partnership to help maintain access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatment for uninsured individuals through pharmacies, health centers and state and local public health departments after the federal government no…
Apr 18, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration authorized using a single dose of the Moderna or Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for primary vaccination as well as for future doses. Under today’s amended emergency use authorizations, the monovalent Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are no longer…
Apr 13, 2023
With spring in full bloom, AHA is offering for hospitals and health system a social media toolkit promoting COVID-19 vaccination and boosters.
Apr 3, 2023
NYC Health + Hospitals, which operates the public hospitals and clinics in New York City, announced plans to ensure New Yorkers continue to have the access to COVID-19 testing, vaccination, and treatment, as well as services to address Long COVID in all five boroughs.