Italy and France requiring COVID-19 vaccination or negative tests to engage in nightlife and recreation

Italy and France have mandated citizens to prove they have been vaccinated or tested negative for COVID-19 to return to pre-pandemic life activities, attempting to fight off another surge caused by the highly transmissible delta variant. THE COVID-19 VARIANTS HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WATCHING “The ‘green pass’ is an instrument which Italians have been using for… Read More »

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »