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U.S. unlikely to reach herd immunity, experts say

Loading the player… While vaccinations in the US and around the global community signal the potential to finally stabilize the COVID-19 pandemic, some experts are sharing concerns that not enough people are getting vaccinated, thereby jeopardizing the chances of the U.S. achieving herd immunity against the virus.  The World Health Organization (WHO) describes herd immunity as… Read More »

With OK from experts, some states resume use of J&J vaccine

NEW YORK — With a green light from federal health officials, many states resumed use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday. Among the venues where it was being deployed: the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among the other states ordering or recommending a resumption, along with Indiana, were Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine,… Read More »

U.S. reports more than 83,000 coronavirus cases, record daily total, as experts warn of difficult winter

U.S. National Guard Cpl. Kyle Zahn of the 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, physician assistant (PA) Harrison Pham, and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) Jermaine LeFlare and Shameka Johnson process nasal swab samples at a drive-thru testing site outside the Southside Health Center as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 21, 2020. Bing… Read More »

How did Novo Nordisk’s Sophia chatbot become a pharma industry standard? Empathy, timing and relevance: experts

When Novo Nordisk was developing its digital concierge chatbot Sophia, it noticed something: late-night spikes in online visits to Novo’s Cornerstones for Care website. The team realized that behind those late-night 11 p.m.-to-2 a.m. spikes were people who finally had time to do self care. Maybe they could finally focus after putting the kids to bed, or maybe they… Read More »