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Florida hospital reports Colombian COVID-19 variant increase: What to know

In Florida, where COVID-19 community transmission is ranked high by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers say a new variant that originated in Colombia is popping up in sequencing testing. One hospital official told Local10.com that the spread is likely due to travel between Colombia and Miami.  CLICK HERE TO FIND A… Read More »

Journalists Tackle Delta Variant, Hospital Prices and Public Health Spending

Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber discussed the covid-19 delta variant on NPR’s “The 1A” on July 2. Senior correspondent Julie Appleby discussed hospital price transparency on WGN’s “NewsNation Now” on July 2. California Healthline correspondent Angela Hart discussed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s complicated relationship with California’s underfunded public health system on “The San Francisco Experience” podcast on… Read More »

Rural hospital CEO urges providers to ‘get ready now’ as delta variant outstrips nursing resources

The delta variant of the novel coronavirus is gaining a frightening foothold in areas of the country with low vaccination rates, spurring the White House to mobilize “surge response teams” to combat the variant that threatens to undo the nation’s progress in beating back the pandemic. About 1,000 counties in the U.S. have vaccination rates… Read More »