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Telehealth success stories abound. Chicago's Rush says that the remote care is working beyond its wildest dreams, while Central Maine Healthcare reports high satisfaction and call completion rates. Remote second-opinion services are also seeing an uptick in adoption in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
How a homemade dashboard helped resume 3,000 elective but necessary surgeries during COVID-19.
COVID-19 deaths among Black essential workers linked to racial disparities, new report finds.
UAE authorises emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine, which G42 Healthcare has in Phase 3 clinical trials, for frontline health workers. Meanwhile, AstraZeneca is cleared to resume Phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trial in the UK after a participant became ill. Also, the launch date for England and Wales' contact tracing app is announced.