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NHS and care home staff will get access to coronavirus antibody tests from next week

NHS and care workers will FINALLY get free coronavirus antibody tests after Number 10 agrees deal with pharmaceutical giant Roche Hundreds of thousands of frontline NHS and care workers to be offered the tests Tests scour the blood for antibodies, produced by body in response to COVID-19 Presumed that presence of antibodies provides degree of… Read More »

US on track to become next coronavirus epicenter, but there’s time to reverse course, health official says

The dramatic spike brought the number of novel coronavirus deaths since the outbreak reached the United States in late January to at least 928. Sunday morning — less than four days ago — the nationwide total was 326 deaths, according to CNN data derived from state reports. Officials reported 223 deaths Wednesday, an increase higher… Read More »

Starbucks Is Paying All Workers for the Next 30 Days, Even If They Choose to Stay Home

Coffee chain Starbucks has announced that it will be paying all employees for the next 30 days, regardless of whether or not they actually show up to work. This decision comes in the aftermath of an online petition, which urged the company to close all of its locations in order to keep workers safe during… Read More »

The Supreme Court isn’t done with the ACA case yet. Here are the next steps.

Tuesday’s one-sentence order from the U.S. Supreme Court denying a request to fast-track the challenge to the Affordable Care Act is not the final word from the high court. The justices will now decide whether to take up the legal case threatening to overturn the landmark law during their next term, which begins in October.… Read More »