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Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * A Melbourne man’s rare blood clotting disorder, likely linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, will not affect its rollout to Australians. * The Therapeutic Goods Administration and Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation met on Saturday morning and Acting Chief Medical Officer Michael Kidd said no changes to the AstraZeneca rollout… Read More »

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Alabama hit highest levels since August

Coronavirus hospitalization rates in Alabama are surging, hitting levels not seen since August, according to state health data.  As of Monday, the state reported some 1,174 new hospitalizations due to COVID-19, the highest levels since Aug. 6, when some 1,613 Alabamans were hospitalized, according to estimates from the Alabama Department of Public Health. The news comes… Read More »

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »