Even as the acute crisis recedes, healthcare workers intend to leave the workforce
Increased risk may have a genetic basis
Mass. Healthcare Workers Prefer Education, Trusted Community-based Communication to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Rates
The study found limited support for broad implementation of COVID-19 vaccine mandates as a way to improve vaccination rates.
May yield clues on blocking COVID-19 infections in other patients.
Findings may lead to the development of new antiviral therapeutics against COVID-19.
Effective Jan. 27, BUMC will transition to unobserved COVID testing for all students, staff and faculty. Testing becomes fully unobserved on Feb. 3.
BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) has been monitoring COVID-19 variants from BU and Boston Medical Center tests since February
It is widely known that vitamin D deficiency and obesity are associated with risk of chronic diseases like osteoporosis, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. These findings add COVID-19 to that list.
Researchers hope findings will lead to a shift in focus away from ineffective and expensive lotteries, and on to further study of other programs that may more successfully increase vaccine uptake.
Survival is More Important than a Chronic Medical Condition in Prioritizing Medical Care when Resources are Limited
Findings support excluding chronic heart failure, cirrhosis, chronic lung disease from a list of conditions which should be triaged as lower priority for ventilators if there is a shortage.