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The Pros and Cons of Pooling Covid-19 Tests

Slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus requires testing -- lots of it. The need is particularly acute for this virus because many may be asymptomatic and unknowingly sprea.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 10th, 2020

Limit Travel to Fight Coronavirus? The Pros and Cons

The U.S. plan to restrict travel from Europe -- adding to various curbs by more than 50 other countries -- has fueled a debate about the tradeoffs of tightening borders and halting travel in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Health officials .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 13th, 2020

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for Covid-19 after being tested in advance of President Donald Trump's Thursday visit to the Buckeye State. DeWine's office issued a statement Aug. 6 that the governor was tested for the coronavirus as part .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2020

Mass. joins other states to purchase rapid-detection Covid-19 tests

Massachusetts is joining seven states — including Maryland and Virginia — in a purchasing coalition to snap up more than 3.5 million rapid-detection coronavirus tests. The deal, announced Tuesday, aims to put pressure on private companies.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2020

North Carolina joins other states to purchase rapid-detection Covid-19 tests

North Carolina is joining seven states in a purchasing coalition to snap up more than 3.5 million rapid-detection coronavirus tests. The deal, announced Tuesday, aims to put pressure on private companies to scale up production of the tests, which can de.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2020

A bipartisan group of 7 US governors banded together to purchase COVID-19 testing equipment in the absence of a strong federal testing program

Sunil Ghosh/Hindustan Times via Getty Images Seven states — Maryland, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, North, Carolina, and Virginia — have entered into an agreement to purchase 3.5 million COVID-19 tests. "With seve.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2020

Health officials: U.S. doesn"t have capacity to return COVID-19 tests within 72 hours right now

A U.S. health official said it is not currently possible to return COVID-19 diagnostic test results to Americans within 72 hours. "It .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2020

St. Louis, Milwaukee baseball game delayed for positive COVID tests, AP reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 31st, 2020

MeasureUp Grows 16% In First Half Of The Year Despite COVID-19 And Improves Forecasts For The Second Half

SEVILLE, Spain, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MeasureUp, a world leader in practice tests and assessments for ICT sector certifications and official provider of large multinationals s.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJul 31st, 2020

Becton Dickinson receives $24M investment to scale up COVID-19 tests

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 30th, 2020

Getting Covid-19 test results in Hamilton County has been slow; officials hope $19 million will change that

Hamilton County commissioners Thursday approved $19 million to increase the number of Covid-19 tests being administered locally and to hopefully speed up how fast results are received......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

KeyBanc Upgrades Quest Diagnostics, Says Lab Company"s Guidance "Very Cautious"

Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE: DGX) is generating estimated earnings of around $1 per share from COVID-19 lab tests and the Public Health Emergency declaration could continue well into 2021, according to KeyBanc Capital Markets. Latest .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 29th, 2020

XPrize offers $5M prize in contest aimed at developing rapid Covid tests

XPrize announces new contest for developing rapid Covid-19 tests. At stake? Millions of dollars in prize money......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2020

Organizers of DNC plan for daily Covid-19 tests for all attendees

Organizers of the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee have released details of health and safety protocols that will be in place at the Wisconsin Center, the site of the convention. The convention is scheduled to run from Aug. 17-20 with .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2020

LabCorp receives authorization for COVID-19 sample pooling

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 26th, 2020

I tried Waterpik"s $150 toothbrush that flosses your teeth while you brush — these are the pros and cons

I tried Waterpik"s $150 toothbrush that flosses your teeth while you brush — these are the pros and cons.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2020

U.S. aims to conduct 6 million COVID-19 tests per day by end of 2020

The U.S. government has created a plan to ensure it has the capacity to provide up to 6 million diagnostic tests for COVID-19 every day by the end of 2020. That is signifi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 23rd, 2020

Former Braves star, FOX Sports broadcaster Jeff Francoeur tests positive for Covid-19

Former Atlanta Braves star Jeff Francoeur has tested positive for Covid-19. The FOX Sports South analyst and broadcaster announced his recent results on Tuesday night on Twitter. Francoeur, who played 12 years in the majors, has been preparing fo.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 21st, 2020

PerkinElmer releases new DBS based tests for COVID-19

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 21st, 2020

NY Governor Cuomo reports 519 positive COVID tests out of 49,342 tests yesterday

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 20th, 2020

Quest"s Coronavirus Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization In A First For Specimen Pooling

The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday reissued an emergency use authorization to Quest Diagnostics Inc’s (NYSE: DGX) COVID-19 test that can be used with up to four samples at a time. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 20th, 2020