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Here’s why a surprising number of healthcare workers are rejecting COVID-19 vaccines despite having witnessed the immense suffering of the pandemic

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is above average for healthcare workers. Insider spoke with three healthcare workers about some of the reasons. Experts told Insider having “trusted messengers” in local communities would help tackle the problem. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Melody Butler worked as a nurse on […]
Here’s why a surprising number of healthcare workers are rejecting COVID-19 vaccines despite having witnessed the immense suffering of the pandemic
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Double-masking reduces transmission

Hello, Today in healthcare news: The CDC outlines the benefits of double-masking, WHO experts recommend AstraZeneca’s shot for all adults, and the pandemic’s toll on travel nurses. CDC: Double masks and tightly fitted single masks can reduce COVID-19 transmission by up to 96.4% Double masking has become a trend, but […]
Double-masking reduces transmission
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The UK’s hospital system is on the brink of collapse, forcing overworked staff to postpone cancer treatments, stretch oxygen supplies, and put themselves at risk of catching COVID-19

Medical staff in UK hospitals told Insider they’re struggling to cope with the chaos of the coronavirus crisis. Dr. Tom Dolphin, who works in a London hospital, said the oxygen tank outside is creaking from the amount needed for COVID-19 patients. Cancer wards are being emptied to make way for […]
The UK’s hospital system is on the brink of collapse, forcing overworked staff to postpone cancer treatments, stretch oxygen supplies, and put themselves at risk of catching COVID-19
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‘I’m absolutely terrified for Christmas’: Nurses say they’re bracing for record-shattering COVID-19 hospitalizations after the holidays

Nurses told Business Insider they expect COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations to spike after Christmas, much like they did after Thanksgiving. More than 47,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 since Thanksgiving. Smartphone data showed 13% of Americans travelled more than 31 miles from home to celebrate the holiday. Record COVID-19 hospitalizations […]
‘I’m absolutely terrified for Christmas’: Nurses say they’re bracing for record-shattering COVID-19 hospitalizations after the holidays
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Inside Google’s secretive healthcare business

Welcome to Business Insider ‘ s daily healthcare newsletter , your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, Today in healthcare news: An inside look at the identity crisis facing Google’s secretive healthcare business, the toll of […]
Inside Google’s secretive healthcare business