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Dr. Elizabeth Ko is an internist and assistant professor of medicine, and Dr. Eve Glazier is an internist and associate professor of medicine, both at at UCLA Health. Dear Doctor: Is a COVID-19 vaccine the same as a flu shot? I had a violent reaction to a flu shot in 1976 that continues to have …

Text size A scene inside the Oscar Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Kholood Eid/Bloomberg Oscar Health, the insurance-technology company backed by Josh Kushner, is slated to go public early next month, two people familiar with the situation said.  Oscar is scheduled to price its deal on March 2, and trade the next …

Mayo Clinic, like many health providers, has been pushed to its limits by the Covid-19 pandemic. Its intensive-care units were often filled to or near capacity in 2020. And while doctors throughout the health system rushed to find ways to care for the wave of sick patients infected by the new virus, many of the …

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TORONTO (AP) — The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, a move that should allow the U.N. agency’s partners to ship millions of doses to countries as part of a U.N.-backed program to tame the pandemic. In a statement Monday, the WHO said it was clearing the AstraZeneca AZN, …

Democratic lawmakers have a new message for the health care industry: bring down patient costs by 2024, or face competition from a government-controlled plan. That’s the gist of a “public option” bill some lawmakers plan to introduce when the session resumes next week. “I think it’s important to bring back the public option this year, …

DANVILLE — When Douglas Toole started working at the Vermilion County Health Department office as a part-time summer worker, he didn’t even have a place to fill out paperwork. If he wanted a little space to work, he had to grab the corner of someone else’s desk. The year was 1988. Twenty-eight years later (2016), …

In advance of public vaccination, a quick and accurate COVID-19 antibody test will help determine the presence of neutralizing antibodies, the molecules that aid in protection against the virus. Written by: Briana Bryant Media contact: Jeff Hansen In advance of public vaccination, a quick and accurate COVID-19 antibody test will help determine the presence of …

Here’s what we’re watching as markets open Monday for the first trading session of 2021. —U.S. stock futures rose on hopes that continued government stimulus and the rollout of coronavirus vaccines will bode well for equities. Futures tied to the S&P 500 rose 0.4% Monday, while contracts lined to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained …

Salt Lake Tribune honors those at the front lines of the battle against the coronavirus. (Tribune file and courtesy photos. Illustration by Francisco Kjolseth) Health care providers are named The Salt Lake Tribune’s 2020 Utahns of the Year. By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board   | Dec. 25, 2020, 7:00 a.m. An emergency alliance of …