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Sunnyvale Medical Technology Executive indicted for coronavirus fraud

The federal authorities lifted charges against the president of the medical device company Arrayit in Sunnyvale on Tuesday, alleging that he tried to mislead investors and raise the company’s share price with fraudulent claims about the company’s corona virus tests and other testing options. The US law firm in San Francisco accused 57-year-old Mark Schena of a number of security …

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Keith Urban gives a private car concert for medical staff

Receive the latest news about coronavirus and more in your inbox every day. Login here. Country star Keith Urban had a special treat for front workers in Nashville. The 52-year-old played a private concert of her hits on a platform truck in front of about 125 cars with two other musicians on Thursday evening. Urban played the Stardust Drive-In cinema, …

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How Kushner’s volunteer force led a fumble hunt for medical care

This spring, when the United States faced a critical shortage of masks, gloves, and other protective equipment to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a South Carolina doctor turned to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help. Dr. Jeffrey Hendricks had longstanding manufacturing contacts in China and a number of millions of masks from established suppliers. Instead of meeting experienced FEMA procurement …

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Cuomo introduces a consortium of seven countries that buys medical supplies to help fight corona viruses

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York reported a slight decrease in nationwide COVID-19 deaths on Sunday New York is partnering with six nearby states to buy equipment and supplies that were sometimes hard to come by during the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday. After working with neighboring states on plans for coronavirus closure and reopening, Cuomo said …

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Trump replaces Watchdog, who has identified critical medical shortages

pictureChristi A. Grimm, deputy inspector general of the Ministry of Health and Human Services, published a report on the lack of hospital equipment.Recognition…U.S. Department of Health WASHINGTON – President Trump changed on Friday evening to replace a top official from the Department of Health and Human Services, who angered him last month with a report that highlighted supply shortages and …

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Canada’s coronavirus curve flattens, but there are worrying trends: Top Medical Officer

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s coronavirus curve is flat, but there are worrying trends, particularly outbreaks in vulnerable indigenous communities, the country’s chief doctor said Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Provincial health workers conduct coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests on April 27, 2020, in residents of the remote First Nations community in Gull Bay, Ontario, Canada. REUTERS / David Jackson The daily death toll …

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Tampa Bay Times: Florida officials asked state medical examiners to withhold coronavirus deaths

The Times said the list of medical examiners had previously been published in real time, but after the newspaper reported that the list was 10% higher than that of the Department of Health, government officials instructed state officials to review and possibly edit the list. The break in reporting, the Times said, took nine days. The Florida Department of Health …

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It can take up to 4 months for surgery and medical procedures to be performed

Although it looks like every healthcare worker is fighting front line against Covid-19, many home medical professionals are waiting to get back to work like millions of other Americans. This is because many hospitals and health systems have suspended polling services and procedures during shutdown. Over 200 institutions across the country have taken at least a portion of their staff …

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