To Help Farmworkers Get Covid Tests and Vaccine, Build Trust and a Safety Net

To Help Farmworkers Get Covid Tests and Vaccine, Build Trust and a Safety Net

Christine Herman, WILL / Illinois Public Media and Dana Cronin, WILL / Illinois Public Media This story is part of a reporting partnership that includes NPR, Illinois Public Media and KHN. It can be republished for free. With more than 20 million acres

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CMS moves to stop COVID-19 testing denials, cost sharing in private plans

J&J says single dose of coronavirus vaccine 66% effective in large trial

Dive Brief: CMS has issued guidance to stop private group health plans from denying COVID-19 testing through the use of medical screening criteria for asymptomatic individuals with insurance coverage. Congress required comprehensive health plans to cover COVID-19 tests without cost

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Group health plans must cover COVID-19 diagnostic testing

Group health plans must cover COVID-19 diagnostic testing

The Biden administration on Friday made clear that private group health plans and issuers cannot deny coverage or impose cost-sharing for COVID-19 diagnostic testing, regardless of whether the patient is experiencing symptoms or has been exposed to the virus.According to

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COVID-19 testing lab firm sues California whistleblower

Clinical laboratories prepare for coronavirus variants

A whistleblower who accused a COVID-19 testing lab she managed in California of improper work is being sued by the company for violating a confidentiality agreement.PerkinElmer Inc. sued Mahnaz Salem in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, alleging she

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A 3rd dose of Pfizer? Company testing booster of COVID-19 vaccine in new trial – National

A 3rd dose of Pfizer? Company testing booster of COVID-19 vaccine in new trial - National

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Thursday they are testing a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine to better understand the immune response against new variants of the virus.They are also in talks with regulatory authorities about testing

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ACLA urges Biden to fund uninsured COVID-19 testing, close coverage loopholes

Biden gives OSHA 2 weeks to issue new coronavirus guidance

Dive Brief: A trade group representing laboratories including LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics has asked President Joe Biden to make more money available to test uninsured people for COVID-19. The federal government is currently supporting the testing of uninsured people through

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Moderna Ships a New COVID-19 Vaccine for Testing Against More Infectious Variant

Moderna Ships a New COVID-19 Vaccine for Testing Against More Infectious Variant

On Feb. 24, Massachusetts-based biotech Moderna announced that has shipped a new version of its already-authorized COVID-19 vaccine to testing sites. The new vaccine is one aspect of a three-part strategy the company is taking to address new viral mutations

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FDA lays out shortened path for testing vaccines against new coronavirus variants

Visby gets FDA nod for single-use, rapid point-of-care COVID-19 PCR test

Dive Brief: Coronavirus vaccine developers can rely on smaller clinical trials involving just a few hundred volunteers to test whether updated versions of authorized shots protect against emerging viral strains, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday. Such studies would

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Covid-19 news: Home and work testing to expand in England next month

Covid-19 news: Home and work testing to expand in England next month

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A coronavirus lateral flow device showing a positive test result.Thrive Images/Alamy Latest coronavirus news as

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VIDO COVID-19 vaccine moves to Phase 1 clinical testing

Canada has approved 2 coronavirus vaccines. How are other candidates progressing? - National

VIDO says it has taken another step forward in developing a made-in-Canada COVID-19 vaccine.The Saskatoon-based science and research facility said 108 volunteers have been selected to take part in its COVAC-2 vaccine trial.“We are excited to start clinical trials,”

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