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Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »

Four months later than planned, the mobile phone tracing tool will be launched across the country

NHS Covid app ‘may WRONGLY tell a THIRD of users to self-isolate’ after incorrectly reading 2m social-distance – as it emerges more than three million Britons with iPhone 6 or older models CAN’T download it due to iOS issue Risk of false positives stems from the app’s reliance on Bluetooth signals Government insists the new… Read More »

Healthcare sector added 358K jobs, hospitals had first gains in 2 months

Dive Brief: The healthcare sector added 358,000 jobs throughout the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks of June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report. Similar to last month’s report, dentists and physician’s offices saw notable gains: 190,000 and 80,000 jobs added, respectively.​ Hospitals added about 7,000 jobs,… Read More »

Orthopaedic surgeons predict return to somewhat normal volumes in 6 months

Dive Brief: Despite pent up demand following the cancellation of elective procedures, orthopaedic surgeons will face a slow recovery in ramping their services back up, according to a new Jefferies survey. The 40 high-volume orthopaedic surgeons who responded to the survey said their current weekly volumes are down 90% compared to before the onset of the… Read More »