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Over 2 million likely had long COVID-19 in England, study estimates

A new study projects more than 2 million adults in England likely experienced persistent symptoms in the months following COVID-19 infection, or so-called long COVID. Researchers affiliated with Imperial College London released findings Thursday, stemming from over half a million people in England who participated in several rounds of the Real-Time Assessment of Community Transmission-2… Read More »

Emergent CEO sold more than $10 million in stock before scrapping J&J COVID-19 vaccine doses: report

Emergent BioSolutions has faced a number of back-to-back PR crises since production issues at its Baltimore facility placed the company under intense scrutiny. The CDMO’s stock price has tumbled as a result, but it appears CEO Robert Kramer cashed out some of his shares just in time.  Citing SEC filings, Kramer sold more than $ 10 million worth… Read More »

Rockley Photonics, a leading integrated silicon photonic solution provider, closes additional $65 million to accelerate growth

Oxford, UK and Pasadena, California, 29 January 2021 – Rockley Photonics, a leading integrated optics solutions provider, today announced that it has closed an additional $ 65m round of growth capital from both new private funds and follow-on existing investor Morningside Ventures. To date, Rockley has raised over $ 290m of financing to develop its… Read More »

Coronavirus has infected 1.7 million New Yorkers, study estimates

An estimated 1.7 million New Yorkers have had COVID-19 — six times the official count, a study released Tuesday suggests. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai also found the coronavirus was circulating through the five boroughs “long before” the first recorded case, the study published in Nature states. An estimated 1.7 million New Yorkers have had… Read More »

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 »