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The Latest: Italy starts distributing J&J for those over 60

ROME — Italy is distributing 184,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus shots to regional vaccination centers and recommending it for people aged over 60 following the latest evaluation from the European drug regulatory agency. Italy’s health ministry and pharmaceutical agency gave the green light for the shot after a precautional suspension following reports the… Read More »

My Health Record website changed over misleading vaccine advice

The federal health department has changed its My Health Record website after users were told misleading advice on how long they should wait between first and second doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation recommends people who get the AstraZeneca vaccine wait 12 weeks between their first and second doses.… Read More »

Three Myanmar police constables cross over to India seeking refuge

“What they said is they got instructions from the military rule, which they cannot obey so they have run away,” said Stephen Lalrinawma, the superintendent of police of Mizoram’s Serchhip district, where the three men crossed over on Wednesday afternoon. India shares a 1,643 kilometer-long land border with Myanmar, where more than 50 people have… Read More »

Buoy Health Wins Over Three Health Plans, Turns Symptom Checking into Patient Decision-Making

Health Tech Feb 25, 2021• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Symptom checker startup Buoy Health’s $ 37.5M Series C caught a lot of attention among health tech market watchers because of the collaborative support the funding round garnered from health plans. THREE payor orgs – UnitedHealth’s Optum, Humana, and Cigna – participated in the round,… Read More »