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Henry Schein says its coronavirus test takes just 15 minutes, and there's no swab necessary

Henry Schein, which produces everything from pharmaceuticals to dental equipment, has a new pinprick blood test that could be done onsite, and wouldn't require any lab work. → Read More

Henry Schein says its coronavirus test takes just 15 minutes

The company says its pinprick test can deliver coronavirus results rapidly. → Read More

Do you really have to avoid ibuprofen because of coronavirus?

French officials said ibuprofen can worsen the effects of COVID-19. Numerous health experts beg to differ. → Read More

Articles by Sy Mukherjee

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FDA pushes virtual clinical trials during coronavirus outbreak

The FDA says some clinical trials may have to go virtual as coronavirus travel restrictions and supply chain disruptions hit the drug industry. → Read More

The first U.S. coronavirus vaccine trials have begun

Moderna's experimental coronavirus vaccine is now in phase one trials in Seattle. → Read More

Fear and loneliness in the time of coronavirus

Self-isolation, social distancing, and quarantines can hit your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

'Where's the leadership?' A WHO special envoy laments the world's pandemic response

"There is a group of leaders, particularly in Europe and North America who are just not getting with the issue properly and the consequences of that could be very serious." → Read More

A state of emergency

President Trump has declared a national emergency over the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

How Roche's new coronavirus test was approved by the FDA so quickly

Roche has the first commercially available diagnostic test to treat coronavirus and COVID-19. Here's how that happened. → Read More

Will a coronavirus travel ban actually work?

President Trump declared a travel ban from many European countries. But it may do little to stymie coronavirus. → Read More

A coronavirus drug has been deployed in the U.S. amidst an official pandemic

The WHO declared coronavirus a pandemic. At the same time, Gilead's coronavirus treatment is being used in the U.S. → Read More

Gilead coronavirus treatment already being used in Washington state, CDC director says

Gilead's experimental drug remdesivir is being used on "compassionate" grounds, according to CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield. → Read More

A powerhouse trio pledges up to $125 million to fight coronavirus

Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard are banding together to speed up COVID-19 drug development. → Read More

Gates Foundation, Mastercard, Wellcome pledge up to $125 million for COVID-19 drugs

The powerhouse trio creates an accelerator to speed up COVID-19 drug development and make treatments accessible. → Read More

Federal agencies are hitting back against coronavirus scams

And warning companies peddling dubious COVID-19 treatments of more dire consequences. → Read More

CVS will waive out-of-pocket costs related to coronavirus testing and telemedicine visits

CVS Health says Aetna plan members won't face any co-pays or pay out-of-pocket for coronavirus-related testing—or telemedicine visits. → Read More

What the rising coronavirus death rate really means

"I think the mortality is going to end up at 1% or below, consistent with the H1N1 flu outbreak of 2009," said one analyst. → Read More

CRISPR has a milestone moment in treating blindness

Good morning, readers. Let’s talk about something that’s not coronavirus for just one second. The world of CRISPR gene editing had a hallmark moment this week. For the first time ever, scientists have used the technology—which allows them to slice and dice portions of genetic code—inside of a person’s actual body. This CRISPR therapy was […] → Read More

The coronavirus testing conundrum

The process of testing for coronavirus in suspected COVID-19 cases is a mess in the U.S. → Read More