Tag: healthcare

What resources do 65-year-olds have to cover long-term care in retirement?

The second brief in our series on long-term care brings us one step closer to understanding the share of 65-year-olds that will be able to meet their long-term care needs in retirement.  Just to refresh your memory — in case you don’t think about this every day — the first brief examined the odds of […]

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Good news for health care workers! Centre extends insurance scheme for 180 days

New Delhi: The Central government on Wednesday extended the `Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Care Workers Fighting Covid-19` for a period of further 180 days. The current period of the insurance policy is ending on Wednesday. The scheme was launched on March 30 last year to provide comprehensive personal accident cover […]

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‘The industry has been in denial’: As hotels recover from the pandemic, they’re planning how to compete with another threat — Airbnb

With the number of COVID-19 cases receding as vaccination drives continue and the Delta variants ebbs, the travel industry could be poised for a resurgence. Whether hotels from that boom could depend on what happens to Airbnb. During an interview with Axios, Airbnb ABNB, +1.86% CEO Brian Chesky forecast a “new golden age of travel” […]

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Johnson & Johnson places its talc liabilities into bankruptcy

Johnson & Johnson placed into bankruptcy its liabilities for tens of thousands of claims linking talc-based products to cancer, hoping to drive a settlement of personal-injury claims that are expected to grow for decades to come. The healthcare company said Thursday that a corporate affiliate holding talc-related liabilities had filed for chapter 11 protection “to resolve […]

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FDA staff takes no position on Moderna’s COVID booster

Food and Drug Administration staffers didn’t take a firm stance on Moderna Inc.’s application for a booster dose, indicating there may not be sufficient data to support the extra dose. FDA staff, after reviewing a drugmaker’s application, often weigh whether it should be given a go-ahead. But they also didn’t take a position on Pfizer Inc.’s booster request, later granted. FDA staff […]

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