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Fury as Prince Charles and Camilla get coronavirus tests ahead of NHS staff despite no symptoms

Why did Prince Charles and Camilla get tested for coronavirus? Anger as royals are checked – despite NHS saying ONLY hospital patients will be screened  Charles, 71, was given a nasal swab by NHS Grampian staff in Aberdeenshire His wife Camilla, 72, was also tested despite showing no symptoms at all  NHS website says people only… Read More »

FDA Warns to Watch for Fake COVID-19 Tests

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Fake in-home test kits for coronavirus are being marketed in the United States and could pose serious health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. “We want to alert the American public that, at this time, the FDA has not authorized any… Read More »

Second Amazon employee in Seattle tests positive for the coronavirus

Nikol Szymul staffs a reception desk at Amazon offices discretely tucked into a building called Fiona in downtown Seattle, Washington on May 11, 2017. Getty Images An Amazon employee has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus at an office in Seattle and is in quarantine, the company confirmed to CNBC.  Amazon notified employees of the… Read More »

Harvard experts say Massachusetts may need 1.4 million COVID tests

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Massachusetts may ultimately need 1.4 million tests for COVID-19 and have to conduct tens of thousands a day, Harvard infectious disease… Read More »

Will At-Home Lab Tests Change Healthcare Diagnostics Forever? | Frank Ong, Everlywell

Health Tech Jan 3, 2020• By JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH It used to be that patients would have to go see a doctor to get lab tests ordered to check their cholesterol or metabolism, but now, thanks to at-home testing companies like Everlywell, those tests (and 30 others, including STI tests) can be ordered online… Read More »