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Entries for July 2021

Stephen R. Ehardt of Lexington, Mich., past president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) and state representative for Michigan’s 83rd District, died at the age of 66 on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Ehardt was president and CEO of Ehardt’s Pharmacy, an instructor and adjunct professor at multiple colleges and served as a Republican state representative from 1999 until 2004. He...

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Vaccinated people may be able to spread the coronavirus and should resume wearing masks under certain circumstances, the nation’s top public health official said Tuesday in a gloomy acknowledgment that the mutated delta variant has reversed the promising trend lines of spring. Speaking to reporters in an afternoon news briefing, Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Dis...

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Medical groups, including the American Pharmacists Association and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, representing millions of doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health workers on Monday called for mandatory vaccinations of all U.S. health personnel against the coronavirus, framing the move as a moral imperative as new infections mount sharply. “We ...

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A doubling of COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks suggests the United States has entered a fourth wave of the pandemic. No one knows what the next month or two will bring, but the example of the United Kingdom suggests the infection rate could get quite high, while hospitalizations and deaths stay relatively low. Instead of the virus raging through entire communities, it...

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On Thursday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Senate Bills 155 and 156 to ensure access to emergency insulin supply at a cost affordable to all Michiganders. The governor also signed House Bills 4055 and 4056 to allow the Michigan Department of Treasury to use overall scholastic achievement to determine eligibility for competitive college scholarships instead of relying exclusively on the...

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