Weekly review: What a new study reveals about natural immunity vs. COVID-19 vaccines – The Daily Briefing

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February 27, 2023
Why employees do (and don’t) quiet quit, the top women leaders in healthcare, and more.
Why employees do (and don’t) quiet quit, charted (Monday, February 20)
In a new study published in Hospitality Net, researchers identified the top reasons why workers choose to “quiet quit” — as well as what motivates them to continue working hard at their job. See the findings, charted.
What a new study reveals about natural immunity vs. COVID-19 vaccines (Tuesday, February 21)
While experts agree that vaccination remains the “safest route” to achieving immunity from COVID-19, a new study published in The Lancet reveals that prior infection provides protection “at least equivalent if not greater than that provided by two-dose mRNA vaccines.” Here are the potential implications for vaccine policy going forward.
Modern Healthcare’s ‘Top Women Leaders in Healthcare’ for 2023 (Wednesday, February 22)
Modern Healthcare on Tuesday released its 2023 list of the “Top Women Leaders in Healthcare,” honoring female executives from all sectors of the industry who are developing policy, leading change, and improving healthcare delivery across the country.
Is a 4-day workweek the answer to employee retention? (Thursday, February 23)
Some organizations are advocating for a shorter workweek, citing the potential to improve employee retention and well-being. And a new large-scale pilot of a four-day workweek in the United Kingdom has also bolstered this argument, with results showing that productivity largely remained steady while employees had less stress and were less likely to quit.
How protective was this year’s flu vaccine? (Friday, February 24)
Flu vaccines’ efficacy fluctuates each year depending on how accurately the vaccine is matched with circulating strains of the virus. On Wednesday, CDC presented data for the 2022-2023 flu season to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Policy, outlining the level of protection provided by this year’s flu shot.
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