Battling multiple challenges

Over the last year, New York’s nursing homes have become the focus of controversy, with questions centering on number of resident deaths from COVID-19. Keeping residents safe, however, is only one difficulty these organizations face.

J&J vaccine expected to ship this week

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved last weekend. Though less effective at preventing all types of infections than the two other options, it protects just as well against COVID’s most severe effects, experts say.

New front against variants studied here

Rochester Regional Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center are among only four institutions nationally conducting a new clinical trial of a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Primary care amid the pandemic

For physicians who practice general medicine, COVID-19 has brought big changes to doctor-patient relationships, with new protocols and a sharply increased reliance on telemedicine.