Germany confirms booster COVID jabs will start in September

Germany’s health ministry has said it will start offering booster COVID-19 vaccines to vulnerable people from next month, amid concerns about rising cases of the delta variant of the coronavirus. Health Minster Jens Spahn said the decision was also taken because of concerns that the immune response stimulated by COVID-19 vaccines may start to diminish …

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Sanofi to Acquire Translate Bio for ~$3.2B

Shots: Sanofi to acquire all outstanding shares of Translate Bio for $38.00/share in cash making a total equity value of ~$3.2B with a premium of 30.4% to Translate Bio’s one day prior closing price of $29.15. The acquisition is expected to complete in the Q3’21 The acquisition will utilize mRNA technology to further accelerates Sanofi’s …

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Abbott Launches Jot Dx Insertable Cardiac Monitor to Detect Abnormal Heart Rhythms in US

Shots: Abbott launches its latest Jot Dx ICM with new features to help clinicians for a constant flow of heart rhythm data to treat atrial fibrillation Jot Dx ICM allows 24/7 heart monitoring and connects directly with Abbott’s myMerlin smartphone app. The technology is designed to provide remote detection and improved diagnostic accuracy of cardiac …

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Jodas Expoim Pvt. Ltd- Walk-In Interviews for R&D Department On 4th August 2021

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Amneal Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd- Walk-In Interview for Quality Control (OSD) On 8th August 2021

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Broad Files Substantive Preliminary Motion No. 1 in CRISPR Interference

By Kevin E. Noonan — On May 28th, Junior Party the Broad Institute, Harvard University, and MIT (collectively, “Broad”) filed its Substantive Preliminary Motion No. 1 in CRISPR Interference No. 106,126 (where ToolGen is the Senior Party). While this Motion shares many similarities to a similar motion filed in Broad’s interference against the University of …

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Overnight Health Care: Average daily COVID infections topped last summer’s peak, CDC says | US reaches 70 percent vaccination goal a month after Biden’s target | White House says CDC can’t renew eviction ban

Welcome to Monday’s Overnight Health Care. Former Beatle Paul McCartney designated the COVID-19 vaccines as “cool” in a Twitter post. If you need more convincing, the lead singer of the Finnish heavy metal band Lordi got his second dose on…

Mississippi auditor: Let Medicaid verify income tax info

Two Mississippi residents with houses worth more than $1 million have been receiving coverage under the Medicaid program that is designed to help low-income residents, according to a report released Monday by the state auditor’s office.

US hits 70% vaccination rate—a month late, amid a surge

The U.S. on Monday finally reached President Joe Biden’s goal of getting at least one COVID-19 shot into 70% of American adults—a month late and amid a fierce surge by the delta variant that is swamping hospitals and leading to new mask rules and mandatory vaccinations around the country.

Pfizer, Moderna raising vaccine prices in Europe: report

Pfizer and Moderna have raised the prices of their COVID-19 vaccines in their most recent contract with the Europe Union.Reuters reported Pfizer has raised the price of its vaccine from 15.50 euros to 19.50 euros, or around $23.15. Moderna has…

Louisiana governor reinstates mask mandate

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) reinstated a statewide mask mandate for everyone 5 years old and older as the Pelican State has hit the most cases per capita in the U.S.The governor announced the mask requirement over Twitter,…

Nearly 10% of All Home Health, Personal Care Job Postings Listed As ‘Urgent’

The share of job postings containing words such as “hiring urgently” have risen by over 50% since the start of the year, and health care jobs are the most likely to contain them, according to the jobs site Indeed. Specifically, jobs in home health and home care are most likely to be labeled urgent, reflecting …

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UCB’s bimekizumab ‘pre-approved’ using NICE fast-track scheme

UCB’s bimekizumab hasn’t been approved for marketing in Europe yet, but has already been given the nod for NHS use in England and Wales under a new fast-track scheme introduced by NICE. The IL-17 inhibitor is the first to go through a new process aimed at accelerating appraisals for drugs deemed to be low-risk, which …

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White House says CDC can’t renew eviction ban

The White House asserted on Monday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not have the legal authority to issue another eviction ban after Democratic leaders urged the Biden administration to take unilateral action.In a…

Community-Based Palliative Care, Choose Home Top List of Current Home Health Policy Priorities

National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) President Bill Dombi touched on the importance of recent community-based palliative care legislation during a Sunday night policy update at the Washington, D.C.-based industry group’s 2021 Financial Management Conference. The bulk of his update, however, was spent urging industry insiders to band together and throw their support …

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Justice Department joins False Claims lawsuits against Kaiser Permanente

The government has intervened in complaints alleging Kaiser Permanente entities defrauded Medicare out of “tens of millions of dollars” by knowingly submitting false diagnoses for Medicare Advantage beneficiaries. Kaiser denies the allegations, saying it is in compliance with program requirements.

Alliance, Royal Care Slash Caregiver Turnover by Investing in Creative Benefits

Home care hasn’t always had a reputation for great employee perks or benefits packages, but a handful of providers are beginning to change that. In other sectors, including the technology and startup worlds, perks like free daily meals, access to wellness programs and 401(k) matching, with stock options, are relatively common. Some home care operators …

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Adventist Health CEO to step down at year-end

Scott Reiner, who has served as the Roseville, Calif.-based system’s CEO since 2014, plans to set up a family foundation focused on global health and well-being.

Vikings QB Cousins lands on COVID-19 reserve list

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has landed on his team’s COVID-19 reserve list, multiple news outlets reported Monday.The Vikings starting quarterback joins his backups rookie Kellen Mond and Nate Stanley and wide receiver Myron Mitchell…

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Scientists boost gene knockdown in human cells via chemically modified RNA CRISPR

In the latest of ongoing efforts to expand technologies for modifying genes and their expression, researchers have developed chemically modified guide RNAs for a CRISPR system that targets RNA instead of DNA. These chemically-modified guide RNAs significantly enhance the ability to target — trace, edit, and/or knockdown — RNA in human cells.

Drug-resistant germ packs punch to US travelers

One type of the salmonella bacteria is much more likely to cause disease and fend off frontline antibiotics when acquired in Europe, Asia, and parts of Africa rather than domestically in the United States.

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Servier gets a win for cancer drug Tibsovo, bought in $1.8bn Agios deal

Just three months after completing its $1.8 billion takeover of Agios’ oncology pipeline, Servier has reported positive results for lead drug Tibsovo that could expand the use of the drug in acute myeloid leukaemia. Tibsovo (ivosidenib) was already on the market when Servier made its play for Agios’ assets, having secured US approvals as a …

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Sunrise International Labs Ltd- Walk-In Interviews for Production/ IPQA On 4th August 2021

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HHS watchdog to probe Fort Bliss facility for migrant children

The Department of Health and Human Services’s (HHS) independent watchdog is launching an investigation of the agency’s use of the Fort Bliss, Texas, facility to house unaccompanied migrant children following a whistleblower complaint about…

70 percent of US adults now vaccinated with at least one dose

The White House on Monday said 70 percent of adults have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, almost a month after President Biden’s original goal of reaching that mark by July 4.The vaccination campaign has slowed compared to…

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Ipsen bets on Exicure’s tech as better way to deliver neuro drugs deep into the brain

Ipsen is shoring up its neuroscience pipeline via a deal that gives it the option to license drugs that Exicure is developing for Huntington’s disease and Angelman syndrome. The programs are based on Exicure’s proprietary technology that produces nucleic acid therapies capable of delivery deep into the brain.

Olympic BMX funding cut wins gold for sexism | Brief letters

Drug companies | Political parties | UK Sport | Happy news | Mixed-up names Instead of fining drug firms that hike their prices (Report, 29 July) a more effective deterrent might be to strip them of their patent at the first sign of overpricing. I’m not sure even large fines will make any difference to …

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Sri Krishna Pharma-Walk-In Interviews for Fitter -Maintenance On 4th August 2021

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Vital Pharma -Walk-In Interviews for Purchase Department On 4th & 5th August 2021

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Shilpa Medicare Ltd-Walk-In Interviews (50 Openings) for Quality Control/ Production On 8th August 2021

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‘You’re Important’: How Providers Are Strengthening Community Care

On any given day, hundreds of vans and buses roll into the country’s underserved communities. They park at supermarkets, schools, fairs and other high-traffic areas, welcoming people on board for health screenings, immunizations and education. An estimated 2,000 mobile clinics serve the U.S., and the number is growing, says Dr. Mollie Williams, executive director of …

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US passes 35 million COVID-19 cases

The United States has surpassed 35 million recorded COVID-19 cases, according to a Johns Hopkins University tracker, as the delta variant spurs a new rise in cases.The country is now averaging about 70,000 cases per day, and recorded over 100,000 on…

12,000 Square Miles Without Obstetrics? It’s a Possibility in West Texas

Big Bend Regional Medical Center notified local physicians last month that because of a nursing shortage in its labor and delivery unit they needed to temporarily close its doors and that women in labor should instead be sent to the next closest hospital — an hour’s drive away.

Cancer research faces uncertain post-COVID landscape

There’s a bright future ahead for cancer research in the UK, but only if the government is able to implement a clear plan for funding and development going forward, says The Institute of Cancer Research, London’s Paul Workman. Cancer research in the UK risks facing a “perfect storm” of stalled work and reduced funding that …

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FDA gives breakthrough status to Biofourmis’ heart failure DTx

A digital therapeutic for patients with heart failure has been awarded breakthrough device status by the FDA – said by its developer Biofourmis  to be the first time the US regulator has given this designation for this type of product. Boston-based Biofourmis claimed the accolade for its BiovitalsHF prescription digital therapeutic (DTx), which is used …

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PharmaShots Interview: Eli Lilly’s Dr. Lotus Mallbris Shares Insight on the Data of Taltz and Olumiant Presented at EULAR 2021

In an interview with PharmaShots, Dr. Lotus Mallbris, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President of Immunology Development at Lilly shared her views on the abstracts demonstrating data on the use of Taltz and Olumiant in rheumatic diseases, including psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) for Taltz, and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for Olumiant.  Shots: Lilly reported that key data from Taltz (ixekizumab) & Olumiant (baricitinib) is highlighted at the …

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Peanut Allergy Market Outlook: The Market Size Growth Sees Major Thrusts

Peanut allergy (PA) is one of the most common food allergies that affect children in Western nations. It is diagnosed at early stages and often persists till adulthood in approximately 75%–80% of the cases.  DelveInsight estimates that approximately 10,578,543 Peanut allergy prevalent cases were reported in 7MM (the US, EU5 (the UK, Italy, Spain, Germany …

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Once Common, COVID-19 Deaths in Long-Term-Care Were Rare across Most States in June

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, residents and staff at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities accounted for a huge share of COVID deaths, but a new KFF analysis finds that they were relatively rare events across the country in June. The analysis finds that 13 states and the District of Columbia in June reported…More

Regeneron Reports the EUA Expansion for REGEN-COV (casirivimab and imdevimab) to Treat COVID 19

Shots: The EUA is based on data from several clinical trials, including P-III trial evaluating REGEN-COV (SC injection or IV infusion) vs PBO in high-risk patients with COVID-19 for post-exposure prophylaxis. The trial is jointly run with the NIAID The results showed 81% reduction in the risk of symptomatic infections while 62% reduction in asymptomatic …

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Arkansas doctors, nurses pushed to breaking point by COVID

COVID-19 cases continued to spread across Arkansas, due in part to the more contagious delta variant. Hospitals have continued to fill up with patients as the state’s vaccination rate remained one of the lowest in the country.

The Call to Be a Primary Care Doctor

By HANS DUVEFELT I suspect the notion of calling in narrower specialties is quite different from mine. Surgeons operate, neurologists treat diseases of the nervous system, even as the methods they use change over time. Primary care has changed fundamentally since I started out. Others have actually altered the definition of what primary care is, …

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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities through June 2021

This data note examines state-level data on COVID-19 cases and deaths in long-term care facilities through June prior to the recent rise in cases and deaths nationally linked to the spread of the Delta variant. It finds long-term care deaths down 96% from their peak in December as the nation’s vaccination effort began.

Ipsen Signs an Exclusive Collaboration with Exicure to Develop SNA-Based Therapeutics for Rare Neurodegenerative Disorders

Shots: Exicure to receive a $20M up front and will be eligible to receive ~$1B in option exercise fees and milestones along with royalties, if Ipsen exercises its option Exicure will be responsible for the discovery and pre-clinical development activities while Ipsen will lead further development and commercialization of the licensed product after exercising the …

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Bharat Biotech’s Rotavac 5D receives WHO Prequalification

The new variant of Rotavac, Rotavac 5D, is a unique rotavirus vaccine formulation that can be administered without a buffer and its low dose volume (0.5 mL) facilitates easy vaccine logistics, cold chain management and low biomedical waste disposal post-vaccination, it said.

Janssen’s Uptravi (selexipag) Receives the US FDA’s Approval for IV Use in Adults with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Shots: The approval is based on P-III UPTRAVI IV study evaluating the safety, tolerability, and PK of temporarily switching Uptravi (PO) to Uptravi (IV) in 20 patients with PAH The results showed that switching b/w Uptravi (PO) to Uptravi IV was well tolerated with no unexpected safety findings. Both formulations maintain the treatment effect for …

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Ipsen forges $1bn alliance with Exicure on neurodegenerative diseases

Ipsen’s new chief executive David Loew pledged to ramp up spending on the company’s pipeline when he took the helm last year, and a flurry of licensing deals in the last few weeks shows that push is starting to gather momentum. The French company – which focusing on cancer, neuroscience and rare diseases – has …

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Have a chat to help others through loneliness

Looking back over the past 18 months, the Joni Mitchell lyric ‘you don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone’ comes to mind. It’s only now, having been isolated, that we can appreciate how much small moments of contact with family and friends can mean. Bristol Myers Squibb’s Janice Creasy discusses how  and help reduce feelings …

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FDA approves AZ’s anifromulab, ending 10-year lupus drug drought

AstraZeneca has completed the resurrection of its anifrolumab drug for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) after claiming FDA approval for the drug as an add-on therapy for adults with the autoimmune disease. Anifrolumab was all-but written off in 2018 after failing the phase 3 TULIP-1 trial, but bounced back with positive data from a second study …

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India says J&J withdraws proposal for speedy approval of Covid-19 vaccine

HEALTH-The U.S.-based company had said in April it was seeking an approval to conduct a bridging clinical study of its Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate in India. Trials in the United States at that time were paused on reports of rare blood clots./J&J-INDIA (UPDATE 1)UPDATE 1-India says J&J withdraws proposal for speedy vaccine approval

Q&A: Cost as a driver for collaboration

Two prominent healthcare leaders discuss the history of partnerships in the industry—where they have worked and where they have fallen short.

Connection & Collaboration: Modern Healthcare’s 45th anniversary issue

Modern Healthcare is marking its 45th anniversary as the industry’s leading healthcare business news and analysis source by exploring how partnerships can lead to a more successful industry: the connections of providers to their patients, executives to their front-line staff, organizations to their communities and the globe and how this thinking can lead the way to better …

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Who can fix the U.S. healthcare system? It will take all of us

As we move toward more value-based care as a funding mechanism, there will be more demands for improved health outcomes. This requires that we no longer be simply transactional, but that we partner and collaborate with each other and with our communities.

Keeping the industry connected

At Modern Healthcare, this year gave us a reinvigorated mission: to combat misinformation that threatens to dismantle gains in care quality, costs, access and equity.

The Collaborative

Organizations that survived, or even progressed, during the pandemic embraced partnerships in the public  and private sectors. But such efforts require leadership. These 45 leaders exemplify collaboration created in service to the patient.

Restoring a Sense of Belonging: The Unsung Importance of Casual Relationships for Older Adults

In May, Vincent Keenan traveled from Chicago to Charlottesville, Virginia, for a wedding — his first trip out of town since the start of the pandemic. “Hi there!” he called out to customers at a gas station where he’d stopped on his way to the airport. “How’s your day going?” he said he asked the …

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At Urgent Care, He Got 5 Stitches and a Big Surprise: A Plastic Surgeon’s Bill for $1,040

It was a Sunday morning in late November when Bryan Keller hopped on a bike for a routine ride to pick up his groceries, cruising with ease in a relatively empty New York City. The surprises came fast and hard: a fall that sent his head into the pavement and left him bleeding profusely and …

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12,000 Square Miles Without Obstetrics? It’s a Possibility in West Texas

The message from Big Bend Regional Medical Center was stark: The only hospital in a sparsely populated region of far West Texas notified local physicians last month that because of a nursing shortage its labor and delivery unit needed to temporarily close its doors and that women in labor should instead be sent to the …

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FTC drops AbbVie antitrust case, but fires a parting shot at the firm

AbbVie will not be pursued any further by the US government over allegations that it used ‘sham’ litigation to keep competition to its AndroGel testosterone replacement product off the market. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sad it had dropped its antitrust complaint against the company after the US Supreme Court declined to review a lower …

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AstraZeneca’s Saphnelo (anifrolumab-fnia) Receives the US FDA’s Approval for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Shots: The approval is based on efficacy and safety data from the clinical development program, including two P- III TULIP trials and the P-II MUSE trial evaluating Saphnelo vs PBO in patients with SLE who are receiving standard therapy The result from the trials showed a reduction in overall disease activity across organ systems, including …

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Takeda and Frazier Collaborate to Launch HilleVax (biopharma company) for the Development of Norovirus Vaccine

Shots: HilleVax gets an exclusive license for the development and commercialization rights of Takeda’s HIL-214 globally (Ex-Japan). Takeda will hold the commercialization rights of the vaccine in Japan Takeda will focus primarily on dengue, COVID-19, pandemic influenza and Zika vaccines. HilleVax will merge Japan development activities into its global development HIL-214 is a VLP based …

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Astellas Signs a License Agreement with Minovia for Novel Mitochondrial Cell Therapy Programs

Shots: Minovia receives a $20M up front and is eligible to receive ~$420M per product in development, regulatory & commercial milestone for mitochondrial cell therapies caused by mitochondrial dysfunction The collaboration is to accelerate the allogeneic mitochondrial cell therapy programs & extend Astellas’ capabilities in mitochondrial biology. The collaboration follows the recent acquisition of Mitobridge …

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Virchow Biotech Pvt. Ltd-Walk-In Interviews for Sterile Production (Injectable) Dept. On 7th August 2021

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Extension of the South East Queensland Hotspot for Commonwealth Support

Extension of the City of Brisbane, Moreton Bay Region, Redland City, Logan City, City of Ipswich, Shire of Noosa, City of Gold Coast, Lockyer Valley Region, Scenic Rim Region, Somerset Region and Sunshine Coast Region LGAs a COVID-19 Hotspot for the purposes of Commonwealth support.

Self-service patient registration isn’t just for the pandemic

Consumer-led care hit its stride during the pandemic. COVID-19 unlocked healthcare’s digital front door, giving patients more control over how and when they schedule and manage appointments. Unfortunately, while digital patient access has made navigating the healthcare system more convenient and flexible in many ways, consumers are discovering that one of the more frustrating aspects …

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Sun Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd-Walk In Drive for Quality Control Department On 4th August 2021

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Intas Pharmaceuticals -Walk-In Interviews for QA -IPQA (Solid Orals & Injectable) On 8th August 2021

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California learns costly pandemic lesson about hospitals

“Definitely some hospitals, particularly in the Los Angeles area, were at the breaking point, but we did not see that much use of the alternate care sites relative to what was contemplated,” said Janet Coffman, a health policy professor at University of California, San Francisco. “As dire as the situation was in the winter, it …

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Choose Home Bill Looks to Make Home Health the Center of the Health Care World

The Choose Home Care Act of 2021 was introduced in the U.S. Senate less than 72 hours ago, but it’s already creating major buzz in the senior care world. In a nutshell, Choose Home is bipartisan legislation that seeks to create an add-on payment for home health providers taking care of certain patients otherwise eligible …

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Missouri hospital treats record number of virus patients

“I can’t understand the motivations of people disparaging healthcare providers and diminishing the reality of this pandemic,” CoxHealth CEO Steve Edwards said on Twitter, as health officials continue to urge Missourians to get vaccinated as the more aggressive delta variant added to recent spikes in infections and deaths.

ArchCare CEO: Operational Flexibility Key to PACE Model’s Long-Term Success

There are plenty of Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) operators that embody the model’s success and recent momentum, but perhaps none greater than the New York-based ArchCare. With just under $1 billion in annual revenues, ArchCare is ​​part of the Archdiocese of New York’s large health care system. Its PACE operations began …

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Body and hazard mapping in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders – language versions now available

02/08/2021 Body and hazard mapping in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders – language versions now available © Pexels / Cottonbro Identifying safety hazards during a workplace inspection is key, but finding out how work might be harming workers’ bodies is also essential. Body and hazard mapping are methods to address these issues and identify common …

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Study: Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others

In another dispiriting setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.

Pfizer Healthcare India Limited- Walk-In Interview for Manufacturing Dept. On 8th August 2021

Pfizer Healthcare India Limited- Walk-In Interview for Manufacturing Dept. On 8th August 2021 Job Description Pfizer Healthcare India Pvt. Ltd invites experienced, dynamic and self-motivated candidates with Sterile/ Injectable manufacturing experience for the below positions in Production Department at Vizag Plant, Andhra Pradesh. Walk-In Interview for at Hyderabad for VIZAG Location @ Pfizer Pfizer TA …

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Changemakers: Maureen Hewitt, President and CEO, InnovAge

InnovAge (Nasdaq: INNV) is the largest provider of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model in the U.S., based on number of seniors served. And as more seniors desire to age in place, PACE has become a more popular option, too, with states looking to expand the program and federal lawmakers vying …

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Gland Pharma Ltd- Walk-In Interviews for Quality Control On 4th August 2021

Gland Pharma Ltd- Walk-In Interviews for Quality Control On 4th August 2021 Job Description Walk-In Interviews for Quality Control Validation (Analytical Method Validation) @ Gland Pharma Limited Experience: 1-5 years experience on Method Development and Method validations. •Hands On Calibration experience On HPLC, GC, IR. •Responsible for preparing analytical reports, provide support in response to the queries from …

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Icosavax’s $182M IPO haul is key for RSV, but eyes are on its Covid vaccine too

Icosavax’s research developing a vaccine for a virus that can lead to deadly respiratory infections in the very young and the very old has found an additional application in the pursuit of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. The biotech’s $182 million IPO gives it the capital to move forward with clinical research on multiple …

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Hundreds of staffers at two San Francisco hospitals test positive

At least 233 staffers at a pair of San Francisco hospitals have tested positive for COVID-19, the majority of whom were fully vaccinated but became infected with the delta variant.More than 50 cases were discovered among staff members at Zuckerberg…

Torrent Pharmaceuticals-Walk-In Interviews for Quality Control/ Quality Assurance, Technology Transfer/ EBA On 8th August 2021

Job Description Walk-In Interviews for Quality Control/ Quality Assurance, Technology Transfer/ EBA Departments @ Torrent Pharmaceuticals Department: Quality Control/ Quality Assurance, Technology Transfer/ EBA Experience: 02-8 years Designation: Executive / Technical Assistant Qualification: : M.Sc/ M.Pharma/ B.Sc/ B.Pharm Location: Indrad (Ahmedabad) Contact: hrindrad@torrentpharma.com Date:  8th August 2021 Time: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Venue: Hotel Fortune Park Galaxy, NH-8, GIDC, Vapi, Gujarat. Torrent Pharmaceuticals-Walk-In Interviews for …

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New mask guidelines trigger backlash

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new mask guidance is spurring confusion and backlash as the country tries to respond to the shifting threat of the delta variant. Many public health experts called the CDC prudent for…

First case of delta variant detected in El Salvador

The country of El Salvador on Saturday said it had confirmed its first coronavirus infection caused by the highly transmissible delta variant, with the country’s president warning that the true number of cases of the strain could already be much…

As Delta spreads, Pfizer and Moderna get set for a booster shot to profits

The firms are already taking the lion’s share of earnings from the market, as this week’s results will show Praised for preventing hundreds of thousands of deaths and allowing a return to more normal life, Covid vaccines will also substantially benefit some pharmaceutical companies. In June, analysts estimated the global market for the vaccines could …

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E. coli outbreak linked to raw cake mix sparks CDC investigation

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched an investigation into an E. coli outbreak tied to raw cake mix that is believed to have infected several individuals, some of whom have been hospitalized. The CDC said in a…

US vaccinations tick up as delta variant spreads

The pace of vaccinations in the United States have picked up over the past week as the delta variant continues to spread and federal health officials warn of its impact, even among vaccinated individuals. The U.S. administered over 700,000…

Accord Pharma -Walk-In Interviews for Multiple Positions On 10th to 14th August 2021

Accord Pharma -Walk-In Interviews for Multiple Positions On 10th to 14th August 2021 Job Description Walk-In Interviews for Production- Injectable / QA-Injectable/  Engineering/ QC/ QA/ R&D -Injectable/ R&D/  Microbiology@ Accord Pharma Limited Department: Production- Injectable / Engineering/ QC/ QA/ R&D -Injectable/ R&D/  Microbiology Designation: Operator/ Executive/ Sr. Executive/ Asst. Manager/ Deputy Manager Job Location: Chennai Date:  10th to 14th August …

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Delta variant raises fears of worsening mutations

The rapid spread of the delta variant is raising concerns among scientists that the coronavirus could mutate into more transmissible or deadlier strains.The fresh fears come as the U.S. vaccination rate has largely plateaued, and with much of the…

Granules India Limited-Walk-In Interview for Quality Control On 2nd August 2021

Granules India Limited-Walk-In Interview for Quality Control On 2nd August 2021 Job Description Company Profile: Granules India Limited is n Indian pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Hyderabad, Indian. Granules manufacturing several off-patent drugs, including Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Metformin and Guaifenesin, on a large scale for customers in the regulated and rest of the world markets. Department: Quality …

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BMS claims first EU okay for adjuvant oesophageal cancer immunotherapy

Bristol-Myers Squibb is in a battle with Merck & Co for position in the upper gastrointestinal cancer immunotherapy market, and has just reinforced its position with an EU approval in the post-surgery (adjuvant) setting. The European Commission has approved Opdivo (nivolumab) as the first-ever adjuvant immunotherapy for patients with oesophageal or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer, …

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Simone Biles sparks nationwide conversation on mental health

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles’s decision to pull out of the team competition at the Olympics due to mental health issues shocked Americans who were expecting to see the world champion snag as many as six gold medals at the Tokyo Games.But health…

Venkatasai Life Sciences- Walk-In Interviews for Freshers & Experienced On 7th August 2021

Venkatasai Life Sciences- Walk-In Interviews for Freshers & Experienced On 7th August 2021 Job Description Key Requirements:  (M.Sc Organic Chemistry), 0-3 years of Experience Knowledge of Reactions, Purification techniques, Safety practices in Operations. To assist in preparation of scale-up reports Date: 7th August 2021 Venue: M/S Venkatasai Life Sciences 5-5-35/ 207b, Madhusudhan Reddy Land Mark Sakthipuram Industrial …

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Watch: Cyclist Hits Olympic-Size Medical Bills After Crash

“CBS This Morning,” in partnership with KHN and NPR, interviews Phil Gaimon, a cyclist who had hoped to be in Tokyo next week as a competitor in the track events on the USA Cycling national team. Instead, a crash on the velodrome track in Pennsylvania in 2019 ended his Olympic dream and left him with …

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Piramal Pharma-Walk-In Drive for Drive for Quality Assurance/ Quality Control On 1st August 2021

Piramal Pharma-Walk-In Drive for Drive for Quality Assurance/ Quality Control On 1st August 2021 Job Description Company Profile:  Piramal Pharma Solutions is the Contract Development and Manufacturing arm of Piramal Pharma Ltd., with operations across North America, Europe and Asia. We are a global leader in integrated solutions and offer a unique platform of services …

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Declaration of South East Queensland as a Commonwealth hotspot

The City of Brisbane, Moreton Bay Region, Redland City, Logan City, City of Ipswich, Shire of Noosa, City of Gold Coast, Lockyer Valley Region, Scenic Rim Region, Somerset Region and Sunshine Coast Region LGAs a COVID-19 Hotspot for the purposes of Commonwealth support.

Global Calcium Pvt. Ltd- Hiring Graduate/ Post Graduate for Purchase Associate -Apply Now

Global Calcium Pvt. Ltd- Hiring Graduate/ Post Graduate for Purchase Associate -Apply Job Description Greetings from Global Calcium Pvt. Ltd!! We are looking out for dynamic candidate matching below Job Description. Post Name: Purchase Associate Qualification: : Graduate/ Post Graduate Experience: 1- 2 years Location: Hosur-Tamil Nadu Openings : NA Interested Candidates can send your profile to ramakrishna.r@globlecalciumpharma.com Global Calcium Pvt. Ltd- …

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Nosch Labs-Walk-In Interviews for Freshers for Quality Control On 1st to 4th August 2021

Nosch Labs-Walk-In Interviews for Freshers for Quality Control On 1st to 4th August 2021 Job Description RS Enterprises (Pharma Placement) Conducting Walk-In Interview for Formulation -QC Freshers Candidates Department : QC Qualification: B.Pharm/ M.Sc Experience: Freshers Salary: 14 k Job Location: Hyderabad Date: 1st August to4th August 2021 Interview Process: First Round-Virtual Interview (Contact Below Numbers), Second Round-Direct Interview at Factory …

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Amneal Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd- Walk-In Interview for Manufacturing (OSD) On 7th August 2021

Amneal Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd- Walk-In Interview for Manufacturing (OSD) On 7th August 2021 Job Description Walk-In Interview for Granulation, Wurster Coating, Coating, Compression, Packing, Capsules @ Amneal Pharma We are looking for Competent, dynamic and motivated candidates for suitable positions in Manufacturing OSD (Oral Solid Dosage) unit for our Ahmedabad SEZ Matoda & Rajoda Plant. Date: 7th …

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals-Virtual Interviews for M.Sc/ M.Pharm for Regulatory Affairs On 12th August 2021

Torrent Pharmaceuticals-Virtual Interviews for M.Sc/ M.Pharm for Regulatory Affairs On 12th August 2021 Job Description Department: Regulatory Affairs Experience: 02-7 years Designation: Executive (Scientist II) Qualification: : M.Sc/ M.Pharma Location: Torrent Research Centre, Gandhinagar Interested Candidates send their Updated CV on parthivjadhav@torrentpharma.com  /anupathale@torrentpharma.com before 9th August 2021 Torrent Pharmaceuticals-Virtual Interviews for M.Sc/ M.Pharm for Regulatory Affairs On 12th August 2021

Florida coronavirus cases jump 50 percent in one week

The number of coronavirus cases in Florida has jumped 50 percent over the past week, officials said Friday, as the state that already makes up a large chunk of the nation’s total cases sees a surge in new infections.The Florida Department of…

Walensky suggests administration looking into vaccine mandate

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky on Friday suggested that the Biden administration may be looking into a federal vaccine mandate. In an interview on Fox News Friday, Walensky was asked if she supported such…

U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

Emergent BioSolutions, which ruined 75 million vaccine doses at its Baltimore plant, disclosed records requests from Congress and federal and state law enforcement agencies.

WellSky Acquires Healthify to Enhance Social Determinants of Health

What You Should Know: – Seamless coordination between providers, community-based organizations, and payers is the key to delivering value-based care at scale. To better connect providers, identify social determinants of health, search for social services, and coordinate care with community partners, WellSky has acquired Healthify. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. – Together, WellSky and Healthify will connect providers across and within communities to …

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The Olympics Have Broken My Brain

Professional runners have to endure extraordinary deprivation, pain, and pressure to reach the Olympics. Professional-running fans, meanwhile, have to endure the question of which athletes actually deserve to be there. This summer, before the U.S. trials for the Tokyo Olympics had even finished, fans were forced to digest the fact that two of America’s track-and-field …

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CDC stopped tracking breakthrough cases as delta variant spread

The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) stopped tracking breakthrough cases, or cases where fully vaccinated individuals contracted the coronavirus, as the delta variant started spreading throughout the U.S.A Bloomberg analysis…

Why is the South the Epicenter of Anti-Abortion Fervor?

Not so long ago, laws governing abortion in Massachusetts and Rhode Island were far more restrictive than those in the Deep South, as state legislators throughout New England regularly banned the procedure, no matter the circumstances, during the 1960s and ’70s. Nowadays, however, the American South represents a hub of anti-abortion fervor, home to a …

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