Health Highlights: July 29, 2021
Here's some of HealthDay's top stories for Thursday, July 29:
Biden to mandate 'vaccine or testing' for federal workers. Faced with tough resistance by many Americans to COVID vaccination, and a surge in cases driven by the Delta variant, President...
Mississippi Health System Buckles Under 'Astounding' Rise in COVID Cases
THURSDAY, July 29, 2021 -- An "astounding" rise in COVID-19 cases in Mississippi is putting intense strain on the state's health care system.
Compared to the first half of July, the number of infections more than doubled in the past two weeks and...
Lowering Medicare Age Could Help Close Racial Gaps in Health Care: Study
THURSDAY, July 29, 2021 -- Could reducing racial disparities in health care be as simple as lowering the age at which Americans qualify for Medicare?
Yes, claims a new study that suggests lowering eligibility from age 65 to age 60 could go a long...