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Half of Medicare patients do not receive recommended healthcare after hospitalization

In the period from October 2015 to September 2016, before the Affordable Care Act, a substantial portion of Medicare patients referred to home healthcare after hospitalization did not receive that care, new findings show. Using national data, the researchers detailed how often Medicare patients referred to home healthcare services after a hospital discharge received one… Read More »

Daily coronavirus cases in the U.S. fall below 50,000 for seven straight days after summer surge

Shannon Axelsson takes a break from sitting on the beach to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Revere, Massachusetts, August 11, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters New coronavirus cases in the U.S. grew by nearly 48,700 on Friday, marking seven consecutive days the daily count fell below 50,000 as the nation gradually descends… Read More »

Scientists See Signs of Lasting Immunity to Covid-19, Even After Mild Infections

To the immune system, not all germs are equally memorable. But our body’s cells seem to be seriously studying up on the coronavirus. Scientists who have been monitoring immune responses to the virus are now starting to see encouraging signs of strong, lasting immunity, even in people who developed only mild symptoms of Covid-19, a… Read More »

Sydney schools reopen after virus cases

A number of Sydney students and teachers are waiting to see if they have contracted coronavirus after three pupils at two schools in the city’s southwest tested positive. The three cases – one student from Bonnyrigg High School and two from Greenway Park Public School – are all linked to the growing Mounties Club cluster… Read More »