AJMC Staff


What We’re Reading: COVID-19 Pill Data to FDA; Vaccinated Travelers to Be Allowed in US; Michigan Boosts Mental Health Clinic Funding

October 18, 2021

Merck has submitted data on its COVID-19 pill to the FDA after a successful trial; air, land, and ferry travelers will be allowed into the United States in November if they show proof of vaccination; 13 of 33 certified community behavioral health clinics in Michigan will be reimbursed by Medicaid.

What We're Reading: EPA Acts Against Toxic Chemicals; COVID-19, Pregnancy Complications; Substance Abuse and Infection Risk

October 11, 2021

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to announce plan on strengthening regulations against certain chemicals; risk of emergency complications increased in pregnant women with symptomatic COVID-19; fully vaccinated, heavy marijuana users with substance abuse disorder linked with higher susceptibility to breakthrough infection.