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Abbott surges 11% after FDA approval of 5-minute coronavirus test

Abbott surges 11% after FDA approval of 5-minute coronavirus test

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Abbott Laboratories announced Friday that the US Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use of its ID NOW COVID-19 test. Shares surged as much as 11% in premarket...
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While Trump Seeks Elimination of ACA, Pelosi Re-focuses Americans, Media Heading into 2020

38 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA

As coverage of the coronavirus streams 24-7 on the airways, updating cases and casualties as well as policy shifts and other breaking developments, it is understandable...
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The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic :
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Mylan offers concessions to address EU concerns about Pfizer deal

57 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Generic drugmaker Mylan NV has offered concessions to address European Union antitrust concerns about its bid for Pfizer's off-patent branded drugs business Upjohn, a filing on...
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US sanctions on life-saving drugs are leading Iran into a ‘humanitarian catastrophe' as pandemic rages - Zarif

US sanctions on life-saving drugs are leading Iran into a ‘humanitarian catastrophe' as pandemic rages - Zarif

1 hour ago   |   RT

US sanctions make it “impossible” for regular Iranians to have access to essential drugs during the Covid-19 pandemic, the republic's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has...
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Dominic Cummings, UK PM's top advisor, reportedly self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms, as virus spreads among elite

Dominic Cummings, UK PM's top advisor, reportedly self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms, as virus spreads among elite

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

PM Boris Johnson's top adviser - Dominic Cummings - is reportedly self-isolating after developing coronavirus symptoms over the weekend. The Daily Mail's political editor Jason...
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Netflix spotlights Mass. lab debacle in ‘How to Fix a Drug Scandal'

Netflix spotlights Mass. lab debacle in ‘How to Fix a Drug Scandal'

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

“How to Fix a Drug Scandal” revisits the double whammy Massachusetts' criminal courts faced when its two most prominent drug-testing labs were shut down and literally thousands...
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UK trials new breathing aid developed by Mercedes Formula One

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Devices deliver air without patients needing ventilators, which are in short supply and involve a more invasive process.
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Will The Stimulus Bill Stop A Recession?

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

The question is whether the immediate downturn develops into a prolonged slump or whether it could be a tough, short period from which the economy quickly rebounds.
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Mexico president visits ‘El Chapo's' home turf, shakes hands with his mother

6 hours ago   |   National Post

BADIRAGUATO - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Sunday shook hands with the mother of the country's most infamous drug trafficker, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman...
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Stabbing victim dies 3 months after attack at Hanukkah celebration in New York

Stabbing victim dies 3 months after attack at Hanukkah celebration in New York

The victim sustained multiple stab wounds to his neck, arms and head, one of which penetrated his brain. Read more ...

Justice Department reviews stock trades by lawmakers after coronavirus briefings

Justice Department reviews stock trades by lawmakers after coronavirus briefings

The Justice Department has started to probe a series of stock transactions made by lawmakers ahead of the sharp market downturn stemming from the spread of the coronavirus. Read more ...

Singer-songwriter John Prine critically ill with COVID-19

Singer-songwriter John Prine critically ill with COVID-19

Musician John Prine is in critical condition in a hospital after a "sudden onset" of coronavirus symptoms, his family says. Read more ...

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

New summer 2021 dates have been confirmed for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The opening ceremony will take place on July 23 and the closing ceremony on August 8 next... Read more ...

A towel Kobe Bryant wore during his farewell speech sold at an auction for...

A towel Kobe Bryant wore during his farewell speech sold at an auction for over $30,000

The towel that basketball legend Kobe Bryant draped over his shoulders during his farewell speech in 2016, along with tickets to Bryant's final game, sold at a virtual auction... Read more ...

Trump extends federal stay-at-home, social distancing guidelines for 30 more...

Trump extends federal stay-at-home, social distancing guidelines for 30 more days

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Trump adds 30 days to distancing guidelines as virus spreads

Trump adds 30 days to distancing guidelines as virus spreads

President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as the number of cases and deaths from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S. Read more ...

Netanyahu ‘won't go into quarantine' despite close aide testing virus-positive

Netanyahu ‘won't go into quarantine' despite close aide testing virus-positive

A close aide to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tested positive for Covid-19. But the 70-year-old politician is not expected to go into 14-day self-isolation... Read more ...

Tokyo Olympic head expects call from IOC's Bach on new date

Tokyo Olympic head expects call from IOC's Bach on new date

TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic President Yoshiro Mori said Monday he expects to talk with IOC President Thomas Bach this week about potential dates and other details for the rescheduled... Read more ...

New York's coronavirus death toll just topped 1,000, but Gov. Cuomo warns...

New York's coronavirus death toll just topped 1,000, but Gov. Cuomo warns that 'thousands' will die

New York's coronavirus death toll passed 1,000 on Sunday night, with a total of at least 1,026 people dead, according to Associated Press . New York City reported on Sunday... Read more ...