1. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
2. FDA aims to quickly OK booster shots for variants; US passes 500,000 deaths — 6 COVID-19 updates Full story
3. California nurses agree to delay strike, will receive $1.2M one-time payment Full story
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5. AMA, Morehouse launch fellowship program to tackle health inequities Full story
6. 7 health systems listed among 'world's most ethical companies' for 2021 Full story
7. Financially sustainable surgical excellence — Lessons learned from Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Click here to attend the live virtual discussion.
8. 16 recent hospital, health system executive moves Full story
9. COVID-19 stress, inflammation tied to hair loss, experts say Full story
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11. IBM Watson Health understands clinicians have no time to waste. Click here to learn how its API and cloud technologies can deliver insights at the point of care.
12. Nurse faces charges tied to patient death at California nursing home Full story
13. Outpatient flu visits remain below baseline + 5 more CDC FluView takeaways Full story
14. Utah nurse who had severe COVID-19 receives double lung transplant Full story
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