Today the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic.
UnitedHealthcare has waived all diagnostic test cost-sharing for insured members OptumCare clinicians are trained, well-prepared and addressing patients’ needs Optum’s Emotional-Support Help Line is free of charge to help anyone dealing with stress and anxiety 3/9/2020 MINNETONKA, Minn. — UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), UnitedHealthcare and Optum are taking action to ensure health plan members and patients… Read More»
Now is the time to buy hardware. Right now, today, there is a very real gap in the supply chain when it comes to hardware because of the coronavirus marketplace. This is not just about cell phones. All hardware has parts and circuitry that come from areas of the world that have had market and… Read More»
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia completed a report on access to Broadband or high-speed internet in the Third district which includes Eastern Pennsylvania. Read the full report here.
Researchers at the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh received samples of COVID-19 two weeks ago and have been working on “growing” the virus as part of the process of developing a vaccine. You can read more on this here: https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/02/27/university-of-pittsburgh-coronavirus-vaccine/
On Wednesday, officials from The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Vaccine Research announced that they’re in the process of obtaining samples of the novel coronavirus from the CDC. Their hope is to work on developing interventions including a vaccine. Learn more: https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2020/02/12/coronavirus-University-of-Pittsburgh-vaccine-Duprex-health-medicine-Salk-polio-China-epidemic/stories/202002120141
By Jan Murphy | email@example.com Pennsylvania’s President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson County, issued a statement Wednesday evening announcing his intention to retire from the chamber when his term expires at the end of this year. Scarnati, who has held the third-highest constitutional office in the State for over a decade, also served as the state’s… Read More»
The Governor’s $36.056 billion budget, a 4.2% or $1.4 billion increase over the current fiscal year would include no new taxes and invest in workforce initiatives as well as education across all levels and economic development.
By Charles Thompson | firstname.lastname@example.org In an interview with a Washington-based news outlet, Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai said he will announce later today that he is not seeking reelection to the state House this year. Turzai, ago 60, has been speaker since 2015, presiding over a House majority caucus that has prided itself on stopping… Read More»
Yesterday, the United Health Foundation released the 30th edition of the America’s Health Rankings Annual Report. The 2019 Report was developed in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA) and looks back at key successes and challenges the country has experienced over the past year as well as the past three decades. Among the key findings in the 2019… Read More»