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CDC study finds easing mask and restaurant rules led to more Covid cases and deaths, as some states move to lift restrictions

Patrons Sari and Peter Melendez enjoy lunch at Katz’s Delicatessen, the famous deli founded in 1888, on the first day of the return to indoor dining for New York City, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in New York, February 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Easing mask mandates and reopening restaurants have led to… Read More »

People with HIV at higher risk of hospitalisation and death from COVID-19, New York study finds

People with HIV were more likely to be admitted to hospital with COVID-19 and more likely to die in hospital due to COVID-19 than people without HIV, and people with more advanced HIV disease or unsuppressed viral load were more likely than other people with HIV to be hospitalised, a review of surveillance data in… Read More »

COVID-19 is expected to impact operating margins for the long term, finds Fitch

Although median ratios for U.S. not-for-profit hospitals and health systems improved in its 2020 report, analysts from Fitch Ratings say that financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic will be felt in the future. In 2020 Median Ratios for Not-for-Profit Hospitals and Healthcare Systems, the credit rating firm found that operating margins and operating EBITDA increased… Read More »

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Effective for Acute Headache Pain, Review Finds – ajmc.com

A recent literature review about the use of noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS) for pain relief from headaches adds more information about this neuromodulation therapy. The study investigated the effectiveness and safety of peripheral nerve stimulation of the cervical branch of the vagal nerve in primary headache disorders. The authors note that primary headache disorders… Read More »