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United Kingdom

Chad Terhune

Why COVID-19 is killing U.S. diabetes patients at alarming rates

24 Jul 2020

Devon Brumfield could hear her father gasping for breath on the phone.

Hospital led by biotech billionaire Soon-Shiong approved for PPP aid

07 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES A Pennsylvania hospital led by biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong won approval for up to $5 million in federal aid for small businesses under a coronavirus pandemic loan program, government data show.

Billions in COVID relief go to biggest hospital chains as smaller rivals await aid

09 Jun 2020

Spared the worst of COVID-19, the largest for-profit hospital chains in the United States are pursuing a speedy recovery backed by billions of dollars in federal aid, while other hospitals say they have been harder hit and left wanting.

AstraZeneca tests diabetes drug for COVID-19 despite risk seen by doctors

27 May 2020

(AstraZeneca Plc is testing one of its diabetes drugs as a treatment for COVID-19, even as doctors are advising diabetes patients infected by the coronavirus to stop taking the medicine and others like it because of a potentially dangerous side effect.

Exclusive: Emails show U.S. officials brushed off state concerns on drive-through virus tests

14 Apr 2020

As coronavirus infections exploded in New Orleans, state and local officials repeatedly told the Trump administration that its new drive-through testing effort wasn’t going well. Those tested often waited more than a week for results, and local officials had no information on who had been notified by a federally contracted call center, according to emails between local and federal officials reviewed by Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Emails reveal breakdowns in U.S. drive-through virus testing

14 Apr 2020

April 14 As coronavirus infections exploded in New Orleans, state and local officials repeatedly told the Trump administration that its new drive-through testing effort wasn’t going well. Those tested often waited more than a week for results, and local officials had no information on who had been notified by a federally contracted call center, according to emails between local and federal officials reviewed by Reuters.

Special Report: How federal snafus slowed testing at a top U.S. hospital

07 Apr 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia The lab directors at the University of Virginia Medical Center felt powerless. | Video

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