• AMA President: Feds Should Coordinate COVID-19 Supplies

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    ]]> - The federal government should take over procurement and distribution of personal protective equipment , ventilators, and other supplies for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Patrice Harris, MD, president of...
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  • How One Indiana City Is Trying to Flatten the Curve

    1 month ago - By MedPage Today

    ]]> - While a proactive COVID-19 testing strategy is out-of-reach for much of the U.S., one large town in Indiana is hoping to show the public health benefits of screening for the disease early and often.
    Last week, the city of Carmel...
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  • How to Handle COVID-19 Layoffs with Compassion During Social Distancing?

    How to Handle COVID-19 Layoffs with Compassion During Social Distancing?

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Millions have lost their jobs, and more are set to sit home without work as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. Here are a few tips on managing COVID-19 layoffs with compassion during social distancing.
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  • LGC launches new proficiency testing program for SARS-CoV-2 detection

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    LGC today launched a Proficiency Testing service for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 by nucleic acid amplification testing, one of the first global schemes for COVID-19.
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  • Avacta partners with Cytiva to develop a rapid test for COVID-19

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Avacta Group plc, the developer of Affimer biotherapeutics and reagents, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a collaboration with Cytiva, formerly known as GE Healthcare Life Sciences.
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  • Georgetown University Venture Lab startups launch The COVID-19 Testing Locator

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The Social App and Basil Labs-two startups in the Georgetown University Venture Lab, which is funded by the Lenosis family, have launched The COVID-19 Testing Locator to provide a free utility for anyone in the United States to locate nearby testing locations.
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  • University Hospital Trust in Paris installs 60 Stratasys 3D printers to support frontline staff battling COVID-19

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Ensuring its frontline medical staff are equipped with the appropriate equipment during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University Hospital Trust in Paris, France, has invested in a fleet of 60 industrial-grade Stratasys FDM 3D Printers. All of them arrived on Tuesday, 31 March, within 24 hours of ordering.
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  • PCR Biosystems continues to scale up production to ensure uninterrupted supply of COVID-19 test reagents

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    PCR Biosystems, the UK-based PCR experts, are continuing to scale up operations to ensure the critical enzyme mix for COVID-19 tests remain available to the UK and global healthcare systems as demand for testing rises.
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