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Politics 2020-07-29T12:01:05Z
Dr Immanuel

The doctor in a COVID-19 disinformation video endorsed by Trump belongs to a fringe group of medics whose founder said the virus is not a major threat

Dr Stella Immanuel is a member of America's Frontline Doctors, which has for months been questioning public health guidelines.
Politics 2020-07-29T10:59:18Z
boris johnson

Boris Johnson believes the UK could be hit by a second coronavirus wave in just 2 weeks

The UK government is reportedly set to reintroduce quarantine measures for more European countries as cases surge across the continent.
Politics 2020-07-29T10:07:28Z
Trump, Fauci

Trump questioned why Fauci has a higher approval rating than his over the coronavirus while 'nobody likes me'

Trump questioned his lower coronavirus approval rating compared to Dr Anthony Fauci, saying the administration could have chosen not to work with him.
News 2020-07-29T05:17:51Z

2 doctors from a viral video peddling false or misleading coronavirus information say they met with Vice President Mike Pence

The two were featured in the viral coronavirus misinformation video that has since been removed from social media websites.
Science 2020-07-29T00:03:00Z

These 5 factors are transforming the healthcare experience for both patients and doctors

Business Insider Intelligence has created an infographic showcasing compelling statistics from its recent digital health research.
Science 2020-07-28T22:26:00Z

A San Francisco couple held a secret wedding against city rules. Then they tested positive for the coronavirus.

At least 10 attendees, including the newlywed couple, tested positive for the coronavirus, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Strategy 2020-07-28T21:57:20Z

This April saw 1 million more people call out sick from work than last year

A study just found that over 2 million Americans called out sick from work this April — the highest number of missing workers ever reported.
Science 2020-07-28T21:57:00Z

The pandemic is 'going to be one big wave,' according to the WHO. Here's why the coronavirus isn't seasonal like the flu.

Flus spread more slowly in summer then surge in winter. But the coronavirus doesn't have that seasonality yet because few people are immune to it.
Science 2020-07-28T21:30:00Z

NASA just picked astronaut Megan McArthur, whose husband launched aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon, to pilot the spaceship in spring

Astronaut Megan McArthur watched her husband, Bob Behnken, launch aboard the Crew Dragon spaceship. Next year, she'll do the same.
Science 2020-07-28T20:21:00Z

Photos: The faulty protective gear sent to US care homes, from gowns without arm holes to strapless masks

FEMA's $134 million attempt to supply PPE to nursing homes with COVID-19 includes expired surgical masks and "glorified garbage bag gowns."
Science 2020-07-28T20:05:00Z

THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers

In a new 2018 report, Business Insider Intelligence defines the opaque US telehealth market, forecasts the market growth potential and value, outlines the key drivers behind usage and adoption, and evaluates the opportunity telehealth solutions will afford all stakeholders.
Science 2020-07-28T19:58:24Z

Mysterious Chinese seed packets are showing up all over the US, and the government is warning people not to plant them

At least 27 state agrictulture departments have reported the strange packets, which could contain invasive species or other pathogens.
News 2020-07-28T18:30:50Z

Florida has reported its highest single-day jump in coronavirus deaths with 186 new fatalities

Hospitalizations among children below 18 rose by 23%, but Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing for schools to reopen at least five days a week from August.
Opinion 2020-07-28T18:15:00Z

Big Tech has no friends in Washington anymore

The CEOs of the four biggest tech companies — Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple — are going to testify to a House committee. It won't be pretty.
Premium Healthcare 2020-07-28T18:00:00Z

55 million kids are stuck at home, and the US economy is losing $50 billion a month: Inside the DC clash over how to help schools reopen safely

Cleaning and social distancing at schools will be expensive, but parents have a tough time working when their children have to stay home.
Tech 2020-07-28T15:19:33Z

Bill Gates calls Elon Musk's comments on COVID-19 'outrageous'

Bill Gates said he hoped Elon Musk would not "confuse areas he's not involved in too much," during an interview with CNBC.
Science 2020-07-28T14:30:00Z

Hydroxychloroquine, what it is, and what it does to your body

Hydroxychloroquine is an anti malaria and autoimmune drug. Lab studies show it has a chance against coronaviruses but that isn't the same in humans.
Premium Healthcare 2020-07-28T14:00:00Z

Bill Gates just touted a new group of experimental drugs as particularly promising in fighting the coronavirus. Here are the 9 drugmakers racing to make them a reality, including 2 that could be ready by fall.

Drugmakers have created potential coronavirus treatments based on the blood of coronavirus survivors. They could be ready much sooner than a vaccine.
Premium Premium 2020-07-28T13:38:00Z

There are more than 160 coronavirus vaccine candidates being developed. Here's how the top drugmakers see the race for a cure playing out in 2020.

BI identified 25 potential coronavirus vaccines now in human testing, and 17 more programs that plan to enter the clinic this year.
Science 2020-07-28T13:36:00Z

Anti-maskers are the new anti-vaxxers

The same anti-science, don't-tell-me-what-to-do attitude that fuels the anti-vaccine movement has attracted anti-maskers.
News 2020-07-28T13:30:00Z

A second straight year of flooding is threatening another year of crops for Mississippi farmers

The southern Mississippi Delta region, one of the poorest in the US, still hasn't recovered from 2019 floods that left 548,000 acres underwater.
Science 2020-07-28T13:23:00Z

Cerner launched a cloud-based EHR system geared for rural and Critical Access Hospitals

Cerner launched a cloud-based version of its HER to help rural and Critical Access Hospitals eliminate costs associated with traditional EHR systems.

Trump aides believe the president has no hope of reelection without a COVID-19 vaccine, report says

President Donald Trump has been trailing in recent polls, and more than half of all Americans disapprove of his response to the US coronavirus crisis.
Science 2020-07-28T12:07:00Z

Scientists have a new way to trap coronavirus particles: a liquid membrane that could reveal how much of the virus is in the air

The tool could offer new insight about how the virus circulates in a particular space and give us more information about airborne transmission.
News 2020-07-28T11:51:16Z

A man who thought the coronavirus was a 'scamdemic' wrote a powerful essay warning against virus deniers after he hosted a party and got his entire family sick

Texas conservative Tony Green and most of his family, including two new parents, caught COVID-19 after he hosted a party at his house on June 13.
Science 2020-07-28T11:34:00Z

Mold from Chernobyl seems to feed on radiation, and new research suggests it could help protect astronauts in space

Researchers took mold that grows in the Chernobyl exclusion zone and blasted it into space. It may help protect astronauts from radiation.
Politics 2020-07-28T11:23:46Z

Boris Johnson says Europe is being hit by a 2nd coronavirus wave as countries bring back restrictions

The number of daily coronavirus cases has ticked up again in countries including Spain, Belgium, and France.
News 2020-07-28T11:06:01Z

The head of China's CDC says he got injected with an experimental coronavirus vaccine to show that people shouldn't fear it

Gao Fu said the decision was taken to show people that vaccines are safe and the only way to protect people from the coronavirus.
News 2020-07-28T09:45:11Z

Vietnam abruptly evacuated 80,000 tourists and locals from a popular coastal city after 11 people tested positive for the coronavirus

Da Nang has been overrun with domestic tourists, prompting officials to clear the streets. The new outbreak ended a 99-day streak of no new cases.
News 2020-07-28T05:50:04Z

Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter removed a COVID-19 video tweeted by Trump due to false coronavirus information — but millions had already viewed it

Social-media companies including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter agreed earlier this year to address coronavirus misinformation.
News 2020-07-27T23:58:46Z

A hospital's chief of critical care in Baltimore died from the coronavirus in his husband's arms

Dr. Joseph Costa, the chief of the critical care division at Mercy Medical Center who was treating coronavirus patients, died over the weekend.
Science 2020-07-27T23:02:00Z

TELEMENTAL HEALTH REPORT: How telehealth can help US hospitals and health systems manage the $238 billion mental health crisis

This report outlines how the US' mental health crisis falls on health systems, and how they can navigate the costly dilemma with telemental health.
Science 2020-07-27T21:00:00Z

A 20-year study on dozens of vaccines finds they are safer than 'almost any other modern medical intervention'

In a study looking at 57 FDA-approved vaccines over a 20-year span, researchers found any safety modifications made to the labels were minor.
Science 2020-07-27T20:00:00Z

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed.
Science 2020-07-27T19:38:00Z

Moderna's coronavirus vaccine just started its phase 3 trial — the first in the US. Here's how it'll work.

The coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by Moderna has entered its next phase of human trials. The company hopes to have results by Thanksgiving.
News 2020-07-27T18:27:00Z

Dr. Birx told Kentucky governor she had 'significant concerns' about the state's coronavirus case rise and recommended he close bars

With at least 27,079 confirmed infections, Kentucky is in "the yellow zone" Birx said. Gov. Beshear is expected to announce "additional steps" Monday.
Science 2020-07-27T17:15:00Z

The problem with implicit bias trainings

Implicit bias trainings are flawed, but does that mean we should stop doing them? The answer is more complicated than you might think.
News 2020-07-27T17:04:56Z

A 'runaway' to South Korea is suspected of bringing a coronavirus case back to North Korea after swimming across the border

North Korea reportedly had cases as far back as March, but Kim Jung Un hasn't acknowledged coronavirus cases until now.
Premium Healthcare 2020-07-27T16:55:21Z

Moderna is considering setting 2 prices for a coronavirus vaccine, with a discount during the pandemic

Moderna is considering a lower price at first and a higher one after the pandemic. "We think this virus is not going away," CEO Stephane Bancel said.
Premium Tech 2020-07-27T15:58:00Z
Premium Healthcare 2020-07-27T15:29:45Z

Moderna's CEO shared a detailed timeline for when we'll know if its coronavirus vaccine works, and cautions that you might not get a shot until the spring

We could know if Moderna's vaccine works as soon as October. CEO Stephane Bancel shared the best- and worst-case timelines for the experimental shot.
Retail 2020-07-27T14:00:00Z

Walgreens' CEO is stepping down as the coronavirus complicates the chain's turnaround plans

Walgreens on Monday said that it was searching for a new CEO and that Stefano Pessina would be executive chairman of the board after the transition.
Healthcare 2020-07-27T13:50:00Z

Even if there's a coronavirus vaccine next year, don't expect to throw away your mask and stop social distancing, a top vaccine developer says

"The moment you get a vaccine doesn't mean you're going to put your mask in the trash," Baylor vaccine researcher Maria Elena Bottazzi told BI.
Science 2020-07-27T13:05:00Z

Careology is launching a digital cancer care platform

Careology debuted Careology Professional, a tool that lets clinicians track and receive real-time alerts for cancer patients' vital statuses remotely.
Science 2020-07-27T10:19:25Z

2 shoppers were barred from Walmart after wearing swastika face masks in a Minnesota store

The couple, who have not been named, were confronted by other shoppers for wearing the hate symbol at a store in Marshall, Minnesota.
Science 2020-07-26T18:00:00Z

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed.
Science 2020-07-26T14:01:00Z

New research puts the 'good guy with a gun' idea to rest: Loose concealed-carry laws are linked to more firearm homicides

States with looser concealed-carry laws have higher rates of gun homicide. And higher gun-ownership rates are associated with more mass shootings.
Science 2020-07-26T13:20:00Z

A scientist's mesmerizing animation shows how our entire solar system orbits an unseen center — and it's not the sun

Jupiter, Saturn, and the sun play a constant game of tug-of-war around the invisible center of our solar system called the barycenter.
Science 2020-07-26T12:13:00Z

You're going to need more than one coronavirus shot. One dose of a vaccine probably won't be enough, experts say.

After their first coronavirus vaccination, people will need a second shot a few weeks later. Then, they'll likely need to be regularly revaccinated.
Science 2020-07-25T20:00:00Z

THE DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS EXPLAINER: How digital treatments could be a $9 billion opportunity by 2025

Business Insider Intelligence explores the drivers lighting a fire under the DTx market and unpacks the ways vendors reach their intended audiences.
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