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Coronavirus: Shielding ends for two million in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

More than two million people shielding against coronavirus in most of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland can now leave their home and return to work. Vulnerable people were advised in March to stay at home, or shield, to avoid contracting Covid-19. In Wales the advice stays in place until 16 August. But Macmillan Cancer Support… Read More »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »

HHS distributes $500 million to tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers

On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced it would distribute $ 500 million to the Indian Health Service and tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers in response to COVID-19. At least 233 facilities across the Indian health system serve as the only healthcare provider for both Indian Health Service beneficiaries and… Read More »

NIH Launches $500 Million Contest to Produce Best COVID-19 Test

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2020 — A competition between researchers is part of a $ 1.5 billion program that seeks to speed development of accurate, quick and easy-to-use COVID-19 tests, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced Wednesday. The NIH invites “all scientists and inventors with a rapid testing technology to compete in the COVID-19… Read More »