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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.
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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.
CVS Covid-19 Test Results Are Taking Longer Than Customers Have Been Told - WSJ

CVS Covid-19 Test Results Are Taking Longer Than Customers Have Been Told

By: Scott Patterson, Sarah Krouse and Sharon Terlep
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 17th, 2020
Testees complain about waiting more than 10 days as coronavirus cases surge in U.S.
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Demand For Abbott Labs Covid-19 Tests Surges Past 40 Million As Pandemic Cases Surge

By: Bruce Japsen
Source: Forbes
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
Abbott Laboratories said demand is surging for its portfolio of tests for the coronavirus strain Covid-19 as the pandemic triggers unprecedented need for its diagnostic products around the world.