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Moderna Vaccine Top for Protection Against COVID-19 Hospitalization

Vaccine effectiveness higher for Moderna than Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; both mRNA vaccines have higher VE than Janssen

Booster Dose of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine May Increase Immunity

New research indicates two doses of the vaccine boosts immunity from 74 to 94 percent

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Individuals With COVID-19 Most Infectious Around Symptom Onset

Individuals are most infectious in the two days before and three days after symptom onset

Stockholm3 Test May Aid Risk Prediction in Prostate Cancer Screening

Stockholm3 of 0.11 or higher combined with MRI-targeted and systematic biopsies could detect significant cancers, reduce overdetection

Burden of Hospital-Acquired SARS-CoV-2 Infection Estimated

Authors say that approximately one-tenth of patients with COVID-19 in U.K. hospitals were infected after admission

2008 to 2017 Saw Drop in Malignant Brain Tumor Incidence

Incidence among children, adolescents increased 0.5 to 0.7 percent; malignant tumor incidence highest for males, non-Hispanic Whites

High Demand for At-Home COVID-19 Tests Could Hamper Supply, Abbott Says

Sales have skyrocketed due to the surge in cases driven by the highly transmissible delta variant

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Up for Racial, Ethnic Minority HCWs

Vaccine hesitancy highest among Black and Hispanic or Latino health care workers; concerns include side effects, newness of vaccine

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...