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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sets a deadline of March 15 for healthcare workers to get vaccinated after SCOTUS upholds mandates for healthcare workers, but rules that OSHA standards overstepped federal power. Massachusetts governor releases emergency orders to ease strain on the healthcare system .
Biden announces an expansion of federal hospital response efforts, with an additional six medical teams, comprising more than 120 medical personnel, being deployed to hard-hit states.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services renews the public health emergency for the eighth time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NHS England pledges to use lessons from the pandemic to level up digital maturity over the next year. BioNTech and InstaDeep join forces to predict high-risk COVID variants. Budget for the EU4Health work programme, which was launched last year to aid COVID recovery, includes about €77M for digital investment in 2022.