US gov will ship 'tens of thousands' of remdesivir, drugmaker says
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US gov will ship ‘tens of thousands’ of remdesivir, drugmaker says

The latest:There have been more than 1.1 million coronavirus cases in the United States, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.The U.S. death toll has surpassed 67,000 people, according to Hopkins.The Trump administration announced Sunday that 2.2 million small business loans worth $175 billion have been made in the second round of the Payroll Protection […]

Thousands of Health Care Workers Lack Insurance If COVID-19 Strikes: Study | Health News
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Thousands of Health Care Workers Lack Insurance If COVID-19 Strikes: Study | Health News

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, April 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on the sacrifices of America’s health care workers, yet many of them live in poverty and can’t afford health insurance. A new study finds that more than 600,000 health care workers are poor and potentially without […]

Thousands of health care workers demand investigation of hospitals' coronavirus response
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Thousands of health care workers demand investigation of hospitals’ coronavirus response

Thousands of nurses and other health care workers from across the country called on the federal government Tuesday to investigate their employers’ mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak, their union said. The workers, who are members of the American Federation of Teachers, filed 40 complaints with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration alleging that hospitals were […]

Minnesota based Jostens supplies PPE to thousands
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Minnesota based Jostens supplies PPE to thousands

The company is pulling double duty, revamping their 13 manufacturing plants across the country to supply hospitals with personal protective equipment or PPE. MINNEAPOLIS — It’s typically a busy time of the year for the team at Jostens, who normally produce more than 70% of the country’s graduation gowns, class rings and yearbooks – but […]

Initiative opens medical records from tens of thousands of outside clinics to DOD, VA physicians
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Initiative opens medical records from tens of thousands of outside clinics to DOD, VA physicians

At a time when patient’s complete medical history could play a key role in their survival, Defense Department and Veterans Affairs leaders announced a new technology breakthrough in their health care infrastructure allowing quicker sharing of appointments and medical notes among their departments and private-sector clinics. Federal officials on Monday unveiled a new joint medical […]