Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D. is the host for this edition which reports on the following news stories: October Workers’ Comp COVID-19 Claim Count Dwindles. Opioid Drugmaker Pays $2 Billion to Resolve Criminal Charges. Claimant Faces Felonies for Lying About Pain History. Woman Sentenced to 2.5 Years for $374K EDD Fraud. NCCI MPN Cost and Outcome Study – Not All Good News. CWCI Study Shows 36.2% Drop in Hospitalizations. Employers Increase Deep Cleaning and Sanitizing Stations. COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate 90% Effective in Phase 3 Study. Stunning Public Mistrust in COVID Vaccine May Limit Protection. Travelers Launches Global Companion Plus+ for Foreign Risk.