Migrants in Mexico Face Confusion at Border

“If it’s several hundred over night than that’s something that would become overwhelming for us,” said Mr. Mendez, adding that the coronavirus positivity rate among the released migrants hovers around 10 percent to 15 percent, compared to 25 percent for the Brownsville community at large. “The administration is very wellContinue Reading

Ascension to expand pilot of Google EHR search tool

St. Louis-based Ascension on Tuesday said it’s expanding a pilot of an electronic health record tool from Google, a next step in the controversial partnership it struck with the tech giant in 2018. The pilot of Google’s tool, an interface on which clinicians will be able to search for patientContinue Reading

UH named site for clinical trial of investigational drug for outpatient COVID-19 patients

University Hospitals will serve as one of the first sites in the nation for a clinical trial evaluating an investigational drug for COVID-19 patients who don’t need to be hospitalized, according to a news release. A novel, orally-administered serine protease inhibitor called RHB-107 has demonstrated antiviral and potential tissue-protective effects,Continue Reading

UH named site for clinical trial of investigational drug for outpatient COVID-19 patients

University Hospitals will serve as one of the first sites in the nation for a clinical trial evaluating an investigational drug for COVID-19 patients who don’t need to be hospitalized, according to a news release. A novel, orally-administered serine protease inhibitor called RHB-107 has demonstrated antiviral and potential tissue-protective effects,Continue Reading

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny to Write Political Thriller

In Louise Penny’s upcoming thriller, a novice secretary of state faces the daunting task of rebuilding American leadership after years of diminishing influence abroad. She is immediately put to the test when a wave of terrorist attacks threatens to destabilize the world order. A topical political thriller represents new territoryContinue Reading

Perdue Will Not Challenge Warnock for Georgia Senate Seat

Former Senator David Perdue of Georgia has decided he will not run against an incumbent Democrat, Senator Raphael Warnock, in 2022, just a week after Mr. Perdue announced he had filed paperwork to kick-start a possible new campaign. Mr. Perdue, a Republican and former businessman who lost in a JanuaryContinue Reading

HHS to distribute $22 billion to aid COVID-19 testing, vaccination distribution

As vaccination efforts continue to ramp up around the country, one thing is certain: Many remain hesitant. This reluctance stems from a lot of things — social media, anti-vaccination groups, religious objections, the lack of long-term data. Other concerns come from our country’s history of racist experimentation in medical careContinue Reading