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techcrunch.com - Romain Dillet - Health insurance startup Alan launches free medical app Alan Baby
Health insurance startup Alan launches free medical app Alan Baby
TechCrunch

French startup Alan is generating 100% of its revenue from health insurance products — and that isn't going to change. But the company wants to start a conversation with a bigger use base. Alan is going to launch multiple mobile apps that…

nytimes.com - Ceylan Yeginsu - Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a Pandemic
Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a Pandemic
The New York Times

On a cold February morning last year, as she lay curled up in a fetal position on her kitchen floor, Melissa Jackson called her manager at a New Jersey beauty salon to ask for some unpaid time off. It was the sixth consecutive week that the…

bostonglobe.com - Larry Edelman - Investors are stepping back after Moderna's medical miracle
Investors are stepping back after Moderna's medical miracle
BostonGlobe.com

Moderna performed a miracle last year: The Cambridge biotech company, which hadn't put a product on the market since it was founded in 2010, delivered a coronavirus vaccine in just 11 months. Investors — including company executives —…

dailymail.co.uk - Wuhan medics 'knew virus was deadly and spreading among humans
Wuhan medics 'knew virus was deadly and spreading among humans
Mail Online

Medics in Wuhan say they knew about virus deaths as early as December 2019 They also realised virus was spreading between humans before the WHO did ITV documentary Outbreak: The Virus That Shook The World airs at 9pm Tuesday Chinese medics have…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Thailand ramps up medical glove production as it chases Malaysia
Thailand ramps up medical glove production as it chases Malaysia
日本経済新聞

BANGKOK -- Investments in the production of rubber gloves are expected to exceed 24 billion baht ($800 million) over the next few years in Thailand, the world's largest producer of natural rubber, thanks to demand triggered by the COVID-19…

itv.com - ITV News - Wuhan medics undercover: 'We were told to lie about Covid-19 outbreak' | ITV News
Wuhan medics undercover: 'We were told to lie about Covid-19 outbreak' | ITV News
ITV Hub

Chinese medics have been filmed undercover for the first time admitting they realised coronavirus could be transmitted between humans but were told by the government to keep quiet. Senior medics in Wuhan who witnessed some of the first cases of the…

globalnews.ca - Staff - Ontario must cut COVID-19 cases to 1,000 daily to lift lockdowns, medical officer says
Ontario must cut COVID-19 cases to 1,000 daily to lift lockdowns, medical officer says
Global News

TORONTO — Ontario's top doctor says the province must cut its daily COVID-19 case counts to below 1,000 before lockdown measures can be lifted. Story continues below advertisement Dr. David Williams called the goal “achievable”…

abc.net.au - International travel ban to remain even after COVID vaccine rollout, Chief Medical Officer says
International travel ban to remain even after COVID vaccine rollout, Chief Medical Officer says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Australia's Chief Medical Officer says changes to international border closures will be 'one of the last things' to change even if a COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out nationwide this year. Paul Kelly says Australia's greatest virus threat is still…

tucson.com - By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services - Medical marijuana consumption in Arizona in 2020: 106 tons
Medical marijuana consumption in Arizona in 2020: 106 tons
Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX — Arizonans legally smoked, ate or otherwise consumed nearly 106 tons of marijuana last year. That's up 27% from 2019 figures. And it is nearly double the amount sold in 2018. Hard to comprehend how much that is? Consider, that's the…

dailymaverick.co.za - Ruan Jooste - BUSINESS MAVERICK: Release of report into racial discrimination by medical schemes is delayed again
BUSINESS MAVERICK: Release of report into racial discrimination by medical schemes is delayed again
Daily Maverick

The section 59 investigation panel launched by the Council for Medical Schemes in 2019, had to, once again, postpone the release of its interim report into allegations of racial discrimination by medical schemes and administrators in South Africa.

healthworkscollective.com - Medical Laboratories Improve Diagnostics Research
Medical Laboratories Improve Diagnostics Research
HealthWorks Collective

The development of the COVID-19 vaccine was a miracle in medical research. It shows the incredible importance of medical innovation in the modern world. However, there are other laboratories that conduct equally important research, even if they…

tristatehomepage.com - Mark Maxwell - Pritzker moves prisoners ahead of adults with high-risk medical conditions in vaccination line
Pritzker moves prisoners ahead of adults with high-risk medical conditions in vaccination line
Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — In a deviation from CDC guidelines, the Pritzker administration is preparing to prioritize prison inmates in the second round of Coronavirus vaccinations, according to an updated distribution plan published by…

the-sun.com - Harry Cole - Army medics deployed to intensive care units heaving with Covid patients
Army medics deployed to intensive care units heaving with Covid patients
The US Sun

ARMY doctors are manning heaving intensive care units in London today, The Sun can reveal. As the NHS struggles with wave after wave of Covid cases, medically-trained troops have stepped in at St George's Hospital in Tooting, while servicewomen in…

cnc3.co.tt - Gail Alexander - Medical board restarts probe into d
Medical board restarts probe into d
CNC3

There is now a fresh approach on the case involving Dr Avinash Sawh. The Medical Board and Council of T&T have withdrawn their initial November 2020 letter to the controversial Sawh – concerning five complaints about his abusive language of…

hamhigh.co.uk - Hampstead families aim to raise £50,000 to feed Royal Free medics
Hampstead families aim to raise £50,000 to feed Royal Free medics
Hampstead Highgate Express

Published: 9:18 PM January 18, 2021 A group of families living yards from the Royal Free are hoping to raise £50,000 to help feed medics there, while another group is fundraising for £7,500 to pass on 'fresh food, fruit, drinks and…

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