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Covid London: Just half of carers vaccinated in Lambeth care home with South Africa variant outbreak

Revealed: Just 50% of care home staff have been vaccinated in London borough where nursing home is at centre of South African Covid variant outbreak Ten residents and 13 staff infected with the South Africa variant at a single care home in Lambeth, London  Outbreak is thought to have been triggered by someone who travelled… Read More »

Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of covid-19 deaths among front-line health care workers to honor the thousands of nurses, doctors and support staffers who have died and ensure that future generations are not forced to make the same ultimate — and, in many cases, needless —… Read More »

Medical care plunged in pandemic’s early days, studies show

Dive Brief: A new study of one the nation’s busiest public hospitals in the Western Journal of Medicine concluded that COVID-19 led to a massive drop-off in emergency department visits during the first few weeks of the pandemic. A second survey by researchers at The Commonwealth Fund found that COVID-19 also interfered with Medicare enrollees’ access… Read More »

Mission Children’s Hospital Partnership with Mountain Child Advocacy Center Enhances Care for Babies and Children Who Are Victims of Neglect and Abuse

By Carolyn Comeau The safety and quality of life of Buncombe County’s babies and children are dependent on the adults around them. But sadly, over 4,000 children in Buncombe County alone experience neglect and physical or sexual abuse annually. – 1 in 5 children will experience abuse or neglect.– 50 percent of abuse victims are… Read More »