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Trending Medical and health breaking news Reflections on Nursing in 2021 With an Eye to the Future

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Reflections on Nursing in 2021 With an Eye to the Future

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. The year turned out quite differently than expected, due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. But in recognition of the contributions made by the healthcare force, the…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Only Half of U.S. Nursing Home Residents Have Received Boosters

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Solely Half of U.S. Nursing Residence Residents Have Acquired Boosters

By Robert Preidt and Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As COVID-19 cases surge nationwide, only about half of fully vaccinated nursing home residents have received a vaccine booster dose, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Research shows that the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines may decrease over…