Ambulatory services led healthcare jobs recovery in May

Dive Brief: The healthcare industry added 23,000 jobs in May, with virtually all in ambulatory service roles, according to a new government jobs report released Friday. Ambulatory services added 22,000 jobs that month. And hospitals saw their first gains in several months, posting about 2,900 new roles, according to the preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor… Read More »

Why new virus strain is such a worry

A troubling variant of coronavirus has spread in Victoria, seeping into the Australian community for the first time. Seven cases of the variant have been identified, with four linked to a family who travelled to Jervis Bay in New South Wales. Overnight sequencing also detected two cases in West Melbourne. Here’s what we know about… Read More »

It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »