Briefings Archive

Period:

RESEARCH
  • Both Pfizer/BioNtech and Moderna vaccines remain active against India variants
POLICY
  • White House to invest in public health. Details of the American Rescue Plan unveiled

(Week in Review)
POLICY
  • CDC changes mask guidelines for the vaccinated. What can you do? Everything
  • Herd immunity seen as less likely. US seeks more modest goals for pandemic management
  • Renewed push for healthcare provider litigation protection during the pandemic
  • Unemployment benefit restrictions return as many states struggle to fill open jobs

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH
  • Vaccine acceptance and disparities among incarcerated people
  • Study claiming smokers less likely to get covid-19 retracted
  • Ibuprofen and other "NSAIDs" appear safe in patients with covid-19
  • Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine data indicates 100 percent reduction in SARS-CoV-2 among US children ages 12-15. Will it save any lives? Almost certainly

RESEARCH
  • A possible treatment for rare vaccine-induced blood clotting emerges
POLICY
  • Uber and Lyft: But for Uber and Lyfting you to a vaccine center
  • CDC changes mask guidelines for the vaccinated. What can you do? Everything

RESEARCH
  • Vaccine acceptance and disparities among incarcerated people
POLICY
  • Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response issue covid-19 redux

RESEARCH
  • Study claiming smokers less likely to get covid-19 retracted
POLICY
  • Renewed push for healthcare provider litigation protection during the pandemic