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$1 Billion In Government Coronavirus Payments Went To Dead People

Congress’s watchdog on Thursday criticized the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, noting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is inaccurately counting coronavirus tests and that more than $ 1 billion in payments had been issued to dead people. The 403-page investigation by the Government Accountability Office was ordered in a provision… Read More »

Black people are in no rush to re-open economy despite financial hits

Mark Johnson, 30, of Glenside in the Mt Airy/Wadsworth section of Northwest Philadelphia, PA on June 1, 2020. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images) COVID-19 continues to devastate Black communities despite myths that Blacks either cannot be affected or that they are not taking this pandemic seriously. As more data becomes widely available, results… Read More »

FDA Approves Genentech’s Tecentriq as a First-Line Monotherapy for Certain People With Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Print this page South San Francisco, CA — May 18, 2020 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tecentriq ® (atezolizumab) as a first-line (initial) treatment for adults with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have high… Read More »

Coronavirus: Cover faces in some public areas, people in England told

People in England should now aim to wear face coverings on public transport and in some shops, the UK government has said. A document outlining new coronavirus lockdown rules suggests face coverings for enclosed spaces where social distancing is not always possible. That advice had already been recommended by the governments in Scotland and Northern… Read More »