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FDA Statement on Following the Authorized Dosing Schedules for COVID-19 Vaccines

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  Two different mRNA vaccines have now shown remarkable effectiveness of about 95% in preventing COVID-19 disease in adults. As the first round of vaccine recipients become eligible to receive their second dose, we want to remind the public about the importance of receiving COVID-19 vaccines according to how they’ve been authorized by the FDA in order to safely receive…

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FDA Takes Additional Action in Fight Against COVID-19 By Issuing Emergency Use Authorization for Second COVID-19 Vaccine

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Action Follows Thorough Evaluation of Available Safety, Effectiveness, and Manufacturing Quality Information by FDA Career Scientists, Input from Independent Experts Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the second vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The emergency use authorization allows the…

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FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 and Flu Combination Test for use with home-collected samples

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the first diagnostic test for at home collection of patient samples to detect both COVID-19 and influenza A and B (flu). The FDA authorized Quest Diagnostics RC COVID-19 +Flu RT-PCR Test for prescription use with the Quest Diagnostics Self-Collection Kit for COVID-19 +Flu by individuals who are suspected of respiratory viral infection consistent…

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FDA Authorizes First Point-of-Care Antibody Test for COVID-19

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first serology (antibody) point-of-care (POC) test for COVID-19. The Assure COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test Device was first authorized for emergency use by certain labs in July 2020 to help identify individuals with antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, indicating recent or prior COVID-19 infection. Today, that EUA is…

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels COVID-19 Testing Initiative Surpasses One Million

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Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded $4.4 million in support of COVID-19 testing at 23 sites Hyundai Hope On Wheels (HHOW) is proud to announce that it has enabled more than one million COVID-19 tests by funding 23 testing sites nationwide. In late March, Hyundai Hope On Wheels launched its initiative to expand COVID-19 testing in communities hard-hit by the…

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Kroger Health Expands Flu Shot Program to Help Combat COVID-19

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To provide greater access to flu vaccines, the company implements new digital tools and activates drive-thru Flu Shot Centers in 19 regions Kroger Health, the healthcare division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today announced a comprehensive flu shot program, designed to help Americans get their recommended vaccines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The program includes touchless in-store appointments and drive-thru…

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Monkey Knife Fight Joins Forces With San Francisco Giants For COVID Relief

Monkey Knife Fight (MKF), the fastest growing fantasy sports platform in North America, announced a partnership with the San Francisco Giants and a donation of at least $50,000 to the Giants Community Fund. Since March, the Fund has converted the majority of its programming to help families affected by the challenges caused by COVID-19.   An outfield tarp and cutouts…

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Hyundai Kona Named One of Autotrader’s 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers for 2020

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, pet adoptions have surged nationwide. In celebration of National Dog Day, Autotrader has named the 2020 Hyundai Kona as one the 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers. “As more Americans take to the roads for family time this summer and fall, it’s important that the entire family is safe – pets included,” said Scott Margason, director,…

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National Alliance Report on How Charter Schools Serve Students During COVID-19 Closures

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The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a report conducted by Public Impact, Learning in Real Time: How Charter Schools Serve Students During COVID-19 Closures, that compares how charter schools and district schools served students during COVID-19 closures. While a lot has been written about the response of larger charter school networks, this report takes a closer look at…

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Black-Owned HR Tech Startup Connects Diverse Talent During Pandemic

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Black-Owned Incluzion Develops Remote Jobs Board and Learning Platform to Support Remote Employment in Black & Latinix Communities During COVID-19   Incluzion, the first online platform connecting companies to Black and Latinx talent for freelance work, is proud to announce the launch of Incluzion Learning, and the Incluzion Remote Jobs. Platforms designed to provide a way to empower Black and…

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