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CVS to offer companies COVID-19 testing program as U.S. cases rise

Jun 24 2020

NEW YORK As U.S. employers grapple with trying to keep workers healthy and on the job amid fresh spikes in COVID-19 cases, CVS Health Corp has begun selling companies a diagnostic testing program.

CVS to offer employers COVID-19 testing program as U.S. cases rise

Jun 24 2020

NEW YORK, June 24 As U.S. employers grapple with trying to keep workers healthy and on the job amid fresh spikes in COVID-19 cases, CVS Health Corp has begun selling companies a diagnostic testing program.

U.S. health insurers may balk at paying for coronavirus antibody testing

Jun 16 2020

NEW YORK U.S. health insurers may balk at covering tests that look for coronavirus antibodies in some cases, arguing that employers or the government should foot a bill expected to run into billions of dollars.

Retracted COVID-19 studies expose holes in vetting of data firms

Jun 11 2020

NEW YORK The scramble to research the novel coronavirus has exposed weaknesses in the vetting of healthcare data being supplied by a growing number of U.S. firms, a flaw that forced two of the most respected medical journals to pull studies last week.

U.S. health experts, officials warn protests may add to virus spread

Jun 01 2020

NEW YORK Public health experts and government officials, including New York's governor, are warning that large street protests over racial inequities and excessive police force could worsen the spread of the novel coronavirus. | Video

Los Angeles sues antibody test broker Wellness Matrix and executives

May 27 2020

NEW YORK The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against Wellness Matrix Group and two of its executives, saying the company falsely marketed new coronavirus antibody test kits for home use.

Fears of coronavirus second wave prompt flu push at U.S. pharmacies, drugmakers

May 27 2020

NEW YORK U.S. pharmacy chains are preparing a big push for flu vaccinations when the season kicks off in October, hoping to curb tens of thousands of serious cases that could coincide with a second wave of coronavirus infections.

ENFOQUE-Miedo a segunda ola de coronavirus impulsa vacunación EEUU contra la gripe

May 26 2020

NUEVA YORK, 26 mayo Las farmacéuticas de Estados Unidos preparan una gran campaña de vacunación contra la gripe para octubre, cuando comienza la temporada en ese país, con la esperanza de evitar decenas de miles de casos graves que podrían coincidir con una segunda oleada de infecciones por coronavirus.

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