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BTS and Big Hit Entertainment Donated $1 Million to Black Lives Matter and Fans Are Trying to Match Them

BTS has donated $ 1 million to Black Lives Matter after making a statement that they stand against racial discrimination. The band’s incredible fanbase has raised over $ 500,000 as part of their #MatchAMillion initiative. BTS and Big Hit Entertainment donated $ 1 million to Black Lives Matter as people all over the world join… 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 »

Harvard experts say Massachusetts may need 1.4 million COVID tests

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Massachusetts may ultimately need 1.4 million tests for COVID-19 and have to conduct tens of thousands a day, Harvard infectious disease… Read More »

China locks down city of 11 million people at epicenter of deadly coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING — China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic. The previously unknown coronavirus strain is believed to have emerged late last year… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson stock climbs as judge reduces opioid penalty to $465 million

Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Johnson & Johnson shares climbed about 3% Friday after an Oklahoma judge reduced the penalty the company must pay over the state’s opioid lawsuit from $ 572 million to $ 465 million. Immediately after the reduction, the company said it would appeal… Read More »

Brooklyn is one in 19 million, literally

A seven-year-old Wagga girl is one in 19 million, with the diagnosis of a rare condition. Two weeks ago, Brooklyn Greaves was diagnosed with KBG Syndrome, which is caused by a mutation in a gene. According to the KBG Foundation, about 400 people worldwide have been diagnosed with the condition. Amy Jerrick said the journey… Read More »