The country will start rolling out Covid-19 vaccines without requiring local regulatory approval of the shots, a step that other low- and middle-income nations scrambling to inoculate their populations against the coronavirus are expected to follow.
From its inception, Haven faced challenges obtaining data, staff turnover, fuzzy goals and unexpected competition. Those factors doomed the partnership from early on.
Health insurers such as UnitedHealth and pharmacies such as Walgreens have less to fear from business and regulatory threats.
AmerisourceBergen will pay $6.5 billion for the wholesale business, Alliance Healthcare, and the deal expands Walgreens’s stake in AmerisourceBergen.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined measures to accelerate the pace of vaccinations, saying the current rollout has fallen short.
Haven, which had targeted innovations in areas such as primary care, insurance coverage and prescription drug costs, is shutting down.
The city, which has so far administered a fraction of the shots it has received since mid-December, aims to open 250 additional sites to help speed up vaccinations.
New limits on relief may also inadvertently disadvantage hospitals with patients most severely affected by the pandemic.
A health-care worker in the city suffered anaphylaxis after getting the Pfizer-BioNTech injection, but is in stable condition, officials said.
The U.S. Indian Health Service made sweeping changes to better protect patients from sexual misconduct but administrators at most agency facilities said barriers still exist that could deter staff from reporting abuses, federal inspectors said Monday.
The Food and Drug Administration’s authorization of Moderna’s vaccine in people ages 18 years and older means that vaccinations with the shot could start as soon as Monday.
School staff are a portion of the 87 million essential workers including grocers, farmworkers and firefighters—who may be next in line for the vaccine.
An Alaska health-care worker who was hospitalized after receiving the vaccine has recovered from an allergic reaction.
The coronavirus pandemic will have a profound effect on health-care spending in the U.S., according to a Health and Human Services report, with some expecting growth to accelerate while others expect the opposite.
More front-line health-care workers received the first dose of the shot, as hospitals devised rationing methods for limited supplies.
Pittsburgh-based hospital system UPMC is using occupation, health status and a lottery to determine which employees will be first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
This is what we know and don’t know about how, and when, the coronavirus vaccine is likely to reach Americans, from high-risk people and essential workers to those in the general population.
Cigna promoted a company veteran to chief finance officer, part of a wider management reshuffle at the health-care services company.
Two of the first people vaccinated in the U.K. with the Pfizer-BioNTech shot had an allergic reaction following the injection, the country’s medical regulator said, prompting it to issue new guidance warning those with a history of significant allergic reactions against having the inoculation.
The U.S. will soon launch one of the most daunting public-health efforts in generations: swiftly distributing a vaccine to as many Americans as possible across all 50 states.