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Pre-pandemic, more than half of hospitals nab above-average Leapfrog safety grades

Dive Brief: One-third of the nation’s hospitals received A grades for the quality of care they provide, according to the Leapfrog Group’s annual survey, which graded more than 2,700 acute care facilities nationwide. Another 24% received B grades, suggesting that the nation’s hospitals are generally performing well in terms of the quality and safety of… Read More »

Pfizer finds more than 80 fake doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Mexico and Poland

Pfizer finds more than 80 fake doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Mexico and Poland – including one batch that contained an anti-wrinkle treatment Pfizer Inc said it has identified counterfeit versions of its COVID-19 vaccine being used in Mexico and Poland  In Mexico, about 80 people received fraudulent doses at one clinic in Nuevo… Read More »

Even Before COVID, Many More People Died Early in U.S. Versus Europe

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 — Americans were living shorter lives and dying at a significantly higher rate than the citizens of wealthy European countries even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, a new study reports. The United States suffered more than 400,000 excess deaths in 2017 alone, pre-COVID, compared to the combined populations of France, Germany,… Read More »