FDA greenlights first COVID-19 point-of-care test

FDA greenlights first COVID-19 point-of-care test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new portable, fast swab test for the coronavirus Friday which can provide results in less than 15 minutes. The IDNOW test from Abbott (ABT) is the first portable test to be approved, and allows for the existing testing instrument, which is in 18,000 locations around the U.S., […]
Aid and stimulus guide for U.S. individuals and businesses

Aid and stimulus guide for U.S. individuals and businesses

On Friday, President Donald Trump signed a law authorizing $2.2 trillion in spending to protect the U.S. from the economic fallout stemming from the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The bill — the largest dollar figure of any ever passed — was the third pice of aid and...
Coronavirus ‘good scenario’ could be 20% of small businesses fail

Coronavirus ‘good scenario’ could be 20% of small businesses fail

The former head of the Small Business Administration under Barack Obama hailed the arrival of the coronavirus stimulus package, but warned of catastrophic outcomes for a large number of American small businesses. “I think we are going to lose a lot of small businesses...