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Family ‘hits the jackpot’ in quarantine hotel lottery, gets stuck in Ritz-Carlton

Quarantining in Singapore can be a dismal or luxury experience — but you won’t know until you reach your hotel. The majority of current arrivals to the sovereign island city-state are required to quarantine in a hotel room for 14 days, to ensure they do not spread the coronavirus. But the quality of hotels varies… Read More »

Penn Medicine gets $2.5M to study RPM’s effect on COVID-19 disparities

Penn Medicine is getting new money to assess how its COVID Watch remote patient monitoring program is serving its patients, particularly those in Black and Latinx communities. WHY IT MATTERSA $ 2.5 million grant from Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute has been earmarked for a study into how its COVID Watch program – an automated,… Read More »

Vagus Nerve Stimulator Gets FDA Emergency OK for Asthmatics with COVID

July 27th, 2020 Medgadget Editors Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Neurology, Pain Management, Public Health People stricken with COVID-19 exhibit a wide range of symptoms. Some are barely affected while others suffer dire consequences. People with asthma are in particular danger, as SARS-CoV-2 is a respiratory virus that can make breathing even more difficult.… Read More »

Sending out coronavirus vaccines won’t make sense unless the spread gets worse

If we had a coronavirus vaccine, we’d deploy it immediately, right? A scary and lethal disease is leaping out at us, so we must get the globe lined up for its shots. Except, no, it doesn’t quite work like that. The situation would have to be a little worse before vaccines got distributed widely, since… Read More »

Israel’s Healthy.io raises $60 million, gets FDA ok for urine test

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s Healthy.io said on Thursday it raised $ 60 million in funding and received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its smartphone-based urine albumin test to aid in diagnosing chronic kidney disease. The funding round was led by Corner Ventures with participation by Joy Capital Ventures and previous… Read More »