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Most U.S. COVID Deaths In One Day (3,100) As Latest Model Projects 539,000 By April

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline The most recent report from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation finds that Covid-19 was the leading cause of mortality in the United States this week, and with new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations surging throughout the country, the institute’s model expects the total
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Studies Find One Thing That Can Improve Health And Extend Life, Except When It Comes To Covid-19

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Smiling woman getty There’s a lot of doom and gloom these days. Coronavirus cases are surging above surges in many countries. Vaccines are on the horizon, but that horizon is still feeling pretty unreachable. While several pharmaceutical companies have reported excellent outcomes in vaccine trials in large groups of
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How The Covid-19 Pandemic Gave Digital Health A Shot In The Arm

2020 Forbes Healthcare Summit with Forbes senior editor Alex Knapp, Firefly executive chairman Jonathan Bush, Insitro CEO Daphne Koller and Amwell co-CEO Roy Schoenberg. forbes The Covid-19 pandemic changed the U.S. healthcare system virtually overnight. While insurers, hospitals and patients had been dipping their toes in new technologies, virtual encounters quickly
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Modified CDC Guidelines Grant Covid-19 Patients Discretion To Leave Quarantine Early

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Man stays at home in quarantine looking out window TOMOHIRO OHSUMI / GETTY IMAGES In recent days, the CDC modified its quarantine guidelines such that infected individuals do not necessarily need to follow them. They still officially recommend fourteen days for Covid-19 isolation before returning to society, but
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Why California Is Issuing Stay-At-Home Orders Because Of Covid-19 Coronavirus

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin More and more Californians may soon face stay-at-home orders as the number of Covid-19 patients ... [+] requiring intensive care unit (ICU) continues to grow. (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Running out of toilet paper is one thing. Running out of intensive care unit (ICU) beds is
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Abbott CEO: Covid-19 Opens New Diagnostic Testing Market Beyond Hospital Labs Into The Community

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Speaking at the Forbes Healthcare Virtual Summit, Abbott CEO Robert Ford said the company is ... [+] executing on the strategy the company had in mind when it purchased diagnostic maker Alere in 2017 for $5 billion by building new testing channels outside of a hospital lab into new areas and making these tests
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The People’s Vaccine—How Moderna Is Exploiting Drug Development Incentives With “Their” Coronavirus Vaccine

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Coronavirus Covid-19 Protection and Vaccine. getty Moderna just announced exciting new results for “their” mRNA candidate vaccine—the vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing Covid-19 infection compared to placebo. Only 11 volunteers who received the vaccine developed symptoms compared to 185 in the placebo group.