Preparing Hospitals for the Next Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed severe shortcomings in hospital financing. Many hospitals in hotspot areas could not provide an adequate supply of hospital beds; yet, even when filled to capacity, a number of hospitals suffered severe revenue losses. In no well-working market should demand exceed supply while revenue falls. These shortages took place even though the United States spends far […]
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Covid: Canada latest country to approve Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Canada’s health regulator has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, the day after the UK became the first country in the world to roll it out. Health Canada called the authorisation a “milestone” in the country’s fight against coronavirus. The agency said the vaccine met its “stringent safety, efficacy and quality requirements”. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […]
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