If the protests had driven an explosion in cases, experts say, the jumps would have started to become apparent within two weeks—and perhaps as early as five days. But that didn't happen in many cities with the largest protests.
Much as Sputnik I transformed American science—ultimately leading to the first human steps on the moon—medicine is ready for its own moon landing. Let us make this the positive legacy of the current tragedy.
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. will pay $678 million to the U.S. government and various states to settle a lawsuit over a sham speaker program that distributed cash, expensive dinners and other treats to induce doctors to prescribe its products.
Venture capital funds have a renewed interest in startups focused on digital health and related technologies during the pandemic. Insiders predict this could be an unusually active summer for healthcare VC funding.
Defective items make up the bulk of the personal protective equipment recently sent by the federal government to New Hampshire nursing homes struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, according to the head of an industry group who called the shipments "profoundly insulting."