Health care industry

FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, Nurse Kathe Olmstead, right, gives volunteer Melissa Harting, of Harpersville, N.Y., an injection as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1 — two days before the election — has met, not with exhilaration, but with suspicion among public health experts and others. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
September 03, 2020 - 1:35 pm
Could the U.S. really see a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day? A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1 — two days before the election — has been met, not with exhilaration, but with suspicion among some public health...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, actor Dwayne Johnson poses for photographers at the premiere of the "Rampage," in London. Johnson will host and Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson will perform on a globally broadcast concert calling on world leaders to make coronavirus tests and treatment available and equitable for all. The advocacy organization Global Citizen and the European Commission announced Monday, June 22, 2020 that Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert will air on June 27. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
September 02, 2020 - 7:00 pm
LOS ANGELES -- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says he and his family tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson announced their diagnosis in an 11-plus minute video on Instagram on Wednesday. The actor says he was shocked after hearing their positive tests. He called the ordeal “one of the most...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2020, file photo, a sign for a Wall Street building is shown in New York. Stocks are opening higher as Wall Street's tech-driven rally continues to notch gains. The benchmark S&P 500 was up 0.4% in the early going Wednesday, Sept. 2 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq rose 0.6%. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 02, 2020 - 2:53 pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 450 points Wednesday as the stock market notched its best day in nearly two months. The S&P 500 rose 1.5%, it's best day since July 6. The benchmark index and the Nasdaq composite each hit new highs, extending Wall Street’s milestone-setting run...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2016, file photo, officials from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission visit St., George, Utah, to examine the route of the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline. The project is one of dozens that the Trump administration has targeted for fast-tracked environmental review during the COVID-19 emergency. (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
September 01, 2020 - 5:03 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. __ The Trump administration is seeking to fast track environmental reviews of dozens of major energy and infrastructure projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, including oil and gas drilling, hazardous fuel pipelines, wind farms and highway projects in multiple states, according to...
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President Donald Trump walks from Air Force One as he arrives at Waukegan National Airport before attending a series of events in Kenosha, WI, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Waukegan, IL. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
September 01, 2020 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will not work with an international cooperative effort to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine because it does not want to be constrained by multilateral groups like the World Health Organization. The decision to go it alone,...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2020 file photo, Adm. Brett Giroir, U.S. assistant secretary for health, speaks during a House Select Subcommittee hearing on the coronavirus on Capitol Hill in Washington. Federal officials will begin shipping tens of millions of rapid coronavirus tests to state governors this month for use in reopening schools. Giroir, the Trump administration’s top testing official, laid out plans Tuesday, Sept. 1 to distribute some of the 150 million tests ordered from test maker Abbott Laboratories. The federal purchase was first announced last week. (Erin Scott/Pool via AP, File)
September 01, 2020 - 1:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal official said Tuesday the government plans to ship rapid coronavirus tests to assisted living facilities, moving to fill a testing gap for older adults who don’t need the constant attention of a nursing home. Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health Adm...
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Ohio State Buckeyes defensive tackle defensive tackle Haskell Garrett runs across the field during football practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center in Columbus on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Garrett is expected to be released from the hospital after being shot in the face over the weekend, coach Ryan Day said. Day said in a statement that Garrett, who was hit by a bullet that passed through both of his cheeks, was expected to be released Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
August 31, 2020 - 1:24 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett was released from the hospital Monday after being shot in the face over the weekend, a spokesman for the football program said. Garrett was treated for wounds from a bullet that police said passed through both of his cheeks. “On...
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August 28, 2020 - 6:18 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is preparing to revise its laws to allow the emergency use of any effective coronavirus vaccine before it is fully licensed — but only if the shots meet required safety and quality standards. In a statement Friday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government said it...
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In this handout photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, and provided by Russian Direct Investment Fund, an employee works with a coronavirus vaccine at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow, Russia. Russia on Tuesday, Aug. 11 became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine for use in tens of thousands of its citizens despite international skepticism about injections that have not completed clinical trials and were studied in only dozens of people for less than two months. (Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr/ Russian Direct Investment Fund via AP)
August 27, 2020 - 7:46 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian president on Thursday praised a coronavirus vaccine that Russia approved for use earlier this month as effective and safe, a clear bid to address international skepticism about the shots that have only been studied for two months in a few dozen people. In an interview with...
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A boy plays in front of a store selling children's school stationery, backpacks, protective masks and hand sanitizers in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. Poster in Spanish reads '2020, the return to school most wished for. We want to go back to school'. Despite a spike in coronavirus infections, authorities in Europe are determined to send children back to school. Schools in the Spanish capital are scheduled to open on Sept. 4. (AP Photo/Paul White)
August 27, 2020 - 7:05 am
MADRID — Masks will be mandatory for all students in Spain age 6 or older when returning to schools in September because of increased coronavirus cases, the government announced Thursday. The measure will be adopted by the country’s 17 regions, which manage education autonomously. It’s part of a...
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