Tag Archives: Covid19

Johnson & Johnson signs on Michigan’s Grand River to help with COVID-19 vaccine finishing work

With all eyes on the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine, drugmakers like New Jersey’s Johnson & Johnson are scouring the market for manufacturing partners to help meet what would be global demand for their shots. With a couple already in hand, J&J is now turning to a Michigan CDMO to help keep up.  Johnson &… Read More »

From Spanish flu to COVID-19, how NYC’s oldest restaurants are surviving 2nd pandemic

They survived Hurricane Sandy, 9/11 and even the 1918 Spanish flu. Now New York’s oldest and most storied restaurants, bars and cafes are struggling to survive the coronavirus pandemic. Naysayers feared that the city was on the cusp of losing its most beloved eateries when COVID-19 shuttered restaurants. After all, 87 percent of NYC bars… Read More »

COVID-19 disproportionately affects health coverage of minorities, study finds

At least five million Black and Hispanic people could lose their health insurance as a result of the pandemic, according to a new analysis from Avalere. The healthcare consulting firm used insurance distribution rates by race prior to the pandemic and the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ February to April unemployment figures to estimate the number… Read More »

‘This is NOT a blip’: COVID-19 cases are accelerating in Canada. Should we be worried?

Article content continued With schools starting back up again and businesses largely open, the challenges are more difficult than in March or April, because we’re starting at a baseline of greater exposure risk, he said. “And I think people really need to recognize that.” In March, there was a “captive sense of fear” and dread,… Read More »

C.D.C. Tells States How to Prepare for Covid-19 Vaccine by Early November

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified public health officials in all 50 states and five large cities to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine to health care workers and other high-risk groups as soon as late October or early November. The new C.D.C. guidance is the latest sign of an accelerating race… Read More »