World’s Biggest COVID-19 Vaccine Study Begins In US

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  • July 27, 2020
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The National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc. in the US has begun Phase 3 trials of its vaccine. 30,000 volunteers have signed up, making it the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccine study.

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Bon Secours Medical Group Officials Concerned About Rising Covid-19 Infection Rate and Hospital Capacity

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Greenville Medical Workers at Bon Secours Medical Group were featured on MSNBC this past weekend urging residents to practice social distancing and wear as mask as cases of Covid-19 infection continue to surge and hospitals are being stressed.

Key Takeaways:

  • Dr Marcus Blackstone, Bon Secours Medical Group chief clinical officer, says this surge in cases is worse
  • Greenville Hospital Occupancy is 75%
  • Covid-19 hospitalizations are up 100% in last 4 weeks
  • Current patients are younger and sicker
  • Hospitalization stays are now longer
  • Hospital workers are now getting the virus in the community affecting staffing at Upstate hospital facilities