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More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  ID Experts: More Will Die Than Predicted  Anticipate a higher death rate from COVID-19 than originally predicted. That’s …

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Patient’s COVID-19 Battle Changed Test Protocols

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The first community-acquired case of COVID-19 in the United States posed many questions for doctors, but the answers they found led to key changes in federal guidelines for coronavirus testing, according to a case study. The patient …

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Coronavirus News Amazon Contact With Covid 19 Test Makers For Employee Screening

Amazon In Contact With Coronavirus Test Makers For Potential Screenings On Employees

Amazon has contacted Covid-19 test makers for screenings on employees Amazon.com Inc has been in contact with the CEOs of two coronavirus test makers as it considers how to screen its staff and reduce the risk of infection at its warehouses, according to internal meeting notes seen by Reuters. The …

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Amazon Said to Be in Contact With Coronavirus Test Makers as It Plans Pandemic Response

Amazon Said to Be in Contact With Coronavirus Test Makers as It Plans Pandemic Response

Amazon.com has been in contact with the CEOs of two coronavirus test makers as it considers how to screen its staff and reduce the risk of infection at its warehouses, according to internal meeting notes seen by Reuters. The chief executives of Abbott Laboratories and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc have …

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F.D.A. Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in U.S.

F.D.A. Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new test for coronavirus antibodies, the first for use in the United States. Currently available tests are designed to find fragments of viral genes indicating an ongoing infection. Doctors swab the nose and throat, and amplify any genetic material from the …

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Premier League clubs have failed the smell test in furloughing their staff | Paul MacInnes | Football

Tottenham may have to make reimbursements to their sponsors, such as the AIA Group.

Under the shadow of coronavirus new rules are being made and unmade. Things that were unknown and alien a week ago are increasingly part of daily life. But some things do not need explaining. They feel instinctively right, or plain wrong and Premier League clubs furloughing their staff is one. …

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What If a COVID-19 Test Is Negative?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 30, 2020 —  In a physician WhatsApp group, a doctor posted he had fever of 101° F and muscle ache, gently confessing that it felt like his typical “man flu” which heals with rest and scotch. Nevertheless, he worried that he …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Chief Calls Pandemic World’s Biggest Test Since World War II

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Chief Calls Pandemic World’s Biggest Test Since World War II

U.N. chief calls for global response to ‘unprecedented test’ of pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic is “an unprecedented test” unlike anything in the past 75 years, António Guterres, the secretary general of the United Nations, said on Wednesday. “Covid-19 is the greatest test that we have faced together since the formation …

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If You Have Coronavirus Symptoms, Assume You Have the Illness, Even if You Test Negative

If You Have Coronavirus Symptoms, Assume You Have the Illness, Even if You Test Negative

You had some exposures that may put you at risk for coronavirus. A few days later you come down with a bad cough yourself and feel a little short of breath and really tired. You take your temperature: 101 degrees. A fever. You suspect you might have Covid-19, the disease …

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FDA Approves Test That Can Detect Coronavirus in Minutes

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 28, 2020 — (Reuters) — Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it won U.S. marketing approval for a diagnostic test for the coronavirus that can deliver results to patients within minutes and be used in physicians offices and urgent care clinics, …

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