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Abbott Labs rolls out its BinaxNOW rapid Covid-19 test to schools and workplaces nationwide

Abbott Labs rolls out its BinaxNOW rapid Covid-19 test to schools and workplaces nationwide

By: Lori Ioannou
Source: CNBN
Date of Publication: January 12th, 2021
Abbott Labs announced that it is making its BinaxNOW Covid-19 rapid antigen test available to schools, universities, pharmacies and workplaces that require frequent and affordable testing. The company is also sharing its testing blueprint with customers interested in learning the model it has used to get its workforce back to its facilities.
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Guidelines for COVID-19 tests for airline passengers could set global bar for reliability, sources say

Guidelines for COVID-19 tests for airline passengers could set global bar for reliability, sources say

By: Allison Lampert, David Shepardson
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 1st, 2020
A global aviation manual now under review by a UN body suggests global guidelines calling for the use of highly reliable tests when screening passengers to detect the novel coronavirus ahead of flights, three sources familiar with the matter said.
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COVID-19 and the great reset: Briefing note #25, September 30, 2020

Source: McKinsey
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
Executives are more hopeful about the economy than they have been at any time so far during the COVID-19 crisis. Is an end to the pandemic at hand?
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Walmart Is Offering Home Covid-19 Testing Kits by Drone

By: Lisa Lacy
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: September 22nd, 2020
Trials are beginning in Nevada and New York.
GSK, partner Vir join race to find COVID-19 antibody treatment

GSK, partner Vir join race to find COVID-19 antibody treatment

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 31st, 2020
GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology have started testing their experimental antibody on early-stage COVID-19 patients, entering the race to find a winner in a promising class of antiviral drugs to combat the pandemic.
Royal Caribbean eyes COVID-19 testing to help restart cruises

Royal Caribbean eyes COVID-19 testing to help restart cruises

By: Uday Sampath Kumar
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Royal Caribbean Group (RCL.N) said on Monday testing passengers for COVID-19 was “very likely” going to be part of a new set of safety measures planned to get its ships to resume sailing after months of being docked.
Covid-19 Is Elevating New Type of Executive_ Chief Medical Officer - WSJ

Covid-19 Is Elevating New Type of Executive: Chief Medical Officer

By: Patrick Thomas
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Companies as varied as food processors and cruise lines are adding health experts to their C-suites during the pandemic.
Eli Lilly Studies Experimental Covid-19 Drug in Nursing Homes - WSJ

Eli Lilly Studies Experimental Covid-19 Drug in Nursing Homes

By: Peter Loftus
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 3rd, 2020
Late-stage trial explores whether antibody drug can help reduce infections in facilities with a diagnosed coronavirus case.
Tyson Foods adopts weekly coronavirus testing for workers

Tyson Foods adopts weekly coronavirus testing for workers

By: Hannah Denham and Abha Bhattarai
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
The company behind Tyson, Jimmy Dean and Hillshire Farm will roll out the new protocol at all 140 of its U.S. production facilities.
MLB cancels 2 Monday games following player coronavirus outbreak

MLB postpones 2 Monday games following player coronavirus outbreak

By: Jabari Young
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 27th, 2020
Major League Baseball said Monday’s Miami Marlins-Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies-New York Yankees games have been postponed.