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New information on AstraZeneca jab safety

Federal health officials say many cases of blood clots linked to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine are less dangerous than previously thought. The Therapeutic Goods Administration, using criteria proposed by US health officials, divides blood clot reports into two tiers, separating those that occur in an “unusual” location in the body from those that occur in… Read More »

ECRI says COVID-19 has made racial disparities biggest healthcare safety concern

Dive Brief: Healthcare safety organization ECRI has named racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare delivery, particularly when it comes to screening and treatments for COVID-19, as the No. 1 patient safety concern for this year. Overall preparedness for pandemic response and supply chain and drug shortage concerns also made the top 10 list. Essentially, the… Read More »