Clinical Newsletter: Healthcare Updates July 2022

Monthly Newsletter – July 2022

Clinical Departments Healthcare Update



COVID-19 News

US Confirmed Cases …… 87,886,885       (Total US total population 332,43,650)
US deaths ………………….. 1,017,920

On 7/5/2022 there were 67 deaths reported on that day. The record high on Jan 20, 2021 was 4,415 deaths in one day. The first case of COVID-19 in US was reported 894 days ago on 1/21/2020. Yesterday, the country reported 43,028 new confirmed cases.

% of US Population Fully Vaccinated…… 67.36 %

  • States ranked by COVID-19 Hospitalization rates Click here
  • States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates Click here
  • States ranked by COVID-19 death rates Click here
  • CDC Covid Tracker Click here
  • Coronavirus Resource Center Click here

Global Cases ……………. 550,152,216
Global Deaths …………… 6,340,396
Global population ………. 7,906,273,450

Where COVID-19 cases are projected to rise, fall the most by July 4

FDA recommends vaccine makers update Covid-19 shots to target Omicron

NYC to skirt pharmacies, hand out Paxlovid prescriptions at mobile test-to-treat sites

Vaccines still key to slowing COVID-19 pandemic, experts say


  • BioMarin’s hemophilia gene therapy Roctavian wins conditional EU backing amid FDA delay. The positive EMA opinion may bode well for Roctavian in the U.S. Read More – Fierce Pharma
  • Supreme Court won’t take up lawsuit over PBM liability under ERISA. The court announced Monday it will not take up the class-action lawsuit John Doe vs. Express Scripts Read More – Fierce Healthcare
  • 9 big moves pharmacy chains made in 2022- Here are nine of the biggest actions pharmacy chains Walmart, Walgreens and CVS took so far this year Read More – Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Ripples from Roe v. Wade decision: 5 updates on access to emergency contraceptives, abortion pills Read More – Becker’s Hospital Review



  • After abortion ruling, biotechs developing contraceptives say their work is more important — and fraught — than ever Read More – STATNews
  • eFFECTOR Takes Road Less Traveled to Maximize Cancer Treatment Read more – BioSpace
  • “There are billions of dollars being wasted”: What CIOs think of digital health startups Read More



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