FDA Tightens Requirements for COVID-19 Antibody Tests
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FDA Tightens Requirements for COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is tightening requirements for companies that develop COVID-19 antibody tests in an effort to combat fraud and better regulate the frenzy of tests coming to market. The updated policy, announced May 4, requires commercial antibody test […]

Hospital Hacks, Tips for Small Practices
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MD Fraud Charge, Coronavirus Case Estimates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  So How Many Coronavirus Cases Are There, Really? Two new preprints about the likely prevalence of the novel coronavirus — both of which indicate […]

Online Coronavirus Tests Are Just The Latest Iffy Products Marketed To Anxious Consumers
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Online Coronavirus Tests Are Just The Latest Iffy Products Marketed To Anxious Consumers

Companies with experience in the “at-home” testing market began announcing in mid-March that they would be offering direct-to-consumer test kits for COVID-19. With panic running high and tests at hospitals and doctors’ offices hard to come by, the appeal was obvious. The kits were touted as a way for consumers to manage this difficult situation […]

Biden's brother facing fraud allegations, used family ties to advance business interests: report
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Biden’s brother facing fraud allegations, used family ties to advance business interests: report

A new report reveals legal problems and allegations of possible fraud involving former Vice President Joe Biden’s brother James, in the latest instance of the Democratic primary front-runner’s family members’ dealings drawing scrutiny amid his presidential bid. According to Politico, James Biden’s business with medical companies – including Americore Health – has led to allegations that he potentially engaged […]