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Outside experts have called for a Sept. 11-style commission to evaluate the U.S. response to the pandemic. Here are… https://t.co/5Qb3WXhHa2Opinion: At a time when public health professionals are so essential, they are being silenced and threatened. We mu… https://t.co/S3ivVXId7LOpinion: Our country needs to do a lot of learning and painful growing that includes a real conversation — and a re… https://t.co/kgRriXSab6Public health experts urge socially distant Fourth of July celebrations, as the coronavirus surges across the U.S.… https://t.co/XvNa4fTerd
7/4
2020
Join us for our next STAT Summit as we assemble top executives, policymakers, and researchers working at the inters… https://t.co/hLm4ZP0s2JTwo U.S. research groups have reported finding nearly 300 cases of an alarming apparent side effect of Covid-19 in… https://t.co/RWa1ILBkNT“Because she knew, if you can’t come to work, sooner or later you may be losing your job. … That’s the only way we… https://t.co/UyKPJJABjIThe drug industry lobbying association PhRMA sued the state of Minnesota over a newly enacted law meant to prevent… https://t.co/xFBW9DoBF5With #COVID19 surging, @DrewQJoseph reports that public health authorities are pleading for vigilance over July 4 w… https://t.co/YfWgGSP8GH
Retweeted by STATLeaders are hoping an incremental approach can limit the coronavirus spread at a time when another round of lockdow… https://t.co/q7DdsAf4PeThe United States may soon record as many as 100,000 new cases of Covid-19 a day if the current trajectory of the o… https://t.co/BZsGpi3zQbAn experimental Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the drug giant Pfizer and the biotech firm BioNTech spurred imm… https://t.co/pdx02gFIX0Opinion: Officers trained in crisis intervention can be lifesavers, but they are a reaction to a fundamental flaw i… https://t.co/Ck4wkPSDOb“A typical Fourth of July celebration could further spread the virus, endanger lives, overwhelm our health system,… https://t.co/s21DTJ6Kx2After seven years of sparring, Novartis has agreed to pay $678 million to settle a lawsuit in which the federal gov… https://t.co/F04gHuxvM1A 30,000-patient trial of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine candidate, expected to start next week, has been delayed, a… https://t.co/IyF9DspBqyA growing body of research on Covid-19 suggests that the virus’ link to asthma is far more complex than experts mig… https://t.co/jt8uCe3NmZ
7/3
2020
Temperature checks are a flawed way to catch Covid-19 cases. But a growing body of science suggests adding smell te… https://t.co/1NcKR8anMSWhile only 0.5% of Americans live in a nursing home, nursing home residents account for nearly a quarter of deaths… https://t.co/4mm9dbUKlbAll of this has been made possible through our partnership with the @commonwealthfnd.While you're there, feel free to meet STACI — your interactive guide to the rapid advances of AI in health care In… https://t.co/U5B6acNKJwIf you haven't already, make sure to check out our (newly designed) #ArtificialInteligence page: https://t.co/otxrorAPE3The drug industry lobbying association PhRMA sued the state of Minnesota over a newly enacted law meant to prevent… https://t.co/a2LfG2lF7cAre people with asthma at greater risk of severe disease if they contract #Covid19? Depends on which kind of asthma… https://t.co/wq90zRL5yp
Retweeted by STATinteresting story from @sxbegle on the idea of adding smell tests to temperature checks, which, as she says, are ab… https://t.co/pMoz41ld6W
Retweeted by STATWhat's a fair price for remdesivir? How do we know whether vaccines work? And does AI have a place in end-of-life c… https://t.co/pPbI6hu3HIModerna Covid-19 vaccine trial delayed, but July start still possible, ⁦@damiangarde⁩ writes. https://t.co/Nh44chQUdp
Retweeted by STATThe start of #Moderna's Phase 3 clinical trial of its #Covid19 vaccine is being delayed a bit. Was to start July 9;… https://t.co/W9UoT46MU2
Retweeted by STATA 30,000-patient trial of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine candidate, expected to start next week, has been delayed, i… https://t.co/taFiT19UjQCelebrate the future of science with #STATWunderkinds. STAT is on a mission to honor early-career scientists for th… https://t.co/uJrDV3q3FdSince Jan. 4, @statnews has published nearly 800 articles about #Covid19 in front of our paywall as a public servic… https://t.co/q6QEOWE4KV
Retweeted by STATIt's long been known that fever checks for #Covid19 (or any disease that causes fever) are an imprecise tool.… https://t.co/3YXQx02PNH
Retweeted by STATAn experimental new HIV treatment could, with just one dose, reduce the amount of virus in an infected person for u… https://t.co/Tv0aqoQXb2The payments were made to a consultant in Turkey, who used some of the money to bribe government officials to ensur… https://t.co/SMp0ur60UBAnd remember, you can access all of our #COVIDー19 coverage for free here: https://t.co/VXIVmjRWJZ#COVIDー19 by the numbers. Find out about the confirmed cases where you live with our Covid-19 Tracker here:… https://t.co/o2jb7zRA9NAhead-of-the-curve reporting from @sxbegle: Fever checks are a flawed way to flag #COVID19 cases. Experts say smell… https://t.co/ZK40dZwtPb
Retweeted by STATScreening for fever is not particularly effective for #covid19. So what may be better ? -- the smell test 👃. Story… https://t.co/VHrgNJ8Ixl
Retweeted by STATDoes asthma increase the risk of a severe Covid-19 case? @julietissel dives into the research and remaining quest… https://t.co/mh5A5UZZEP
Retweeted by STATSo so, so many mistakes in US #COVID19 response. And now we're relying on temperature checks, despite all that's kn… https://t.co/TG5o57P5vb
Retweeted by STATOpinion: When the pandemic passes, enforcement agencies will not hesitate to scrutinize the books and records of th… https://t.co/whNeJEFb8sOpinion: U.S. government scientists helped invent remdesivir, and HHS has a legal and moral duty to ensure access t… https://t.co/akQDO6Y7ySBecause many contagious people don't have symptoms, temperature checks are a flawed way to catch Covid-19 cases. Bu… https://t.co/cTszKHiUEySome research suggests that people with different types of asthma face different levels of risk when it comes to Co… https://t.co/G68eZTrSHPA new report finds that the U.S. government awarded several drug makers contracts for coronavirus research using ag… https://t.co/n2dy8AJCxcA few ways that doctors described AI models that nudge them to broach conversations with their seriously ill patien… https://t.co/kWbPMv1CqZ
Retweeted by STATExperimental HIV drug seems effective at a twice-a-year dose, study finds https://t.co/gVr3FjypgI
Retweeted by STATNovartis will pay $678 million to settle a government lawsuit which alleged the drug maker gave kickbacks to doctor… https://t.co/FtOLh9yuVsAn experimental Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the drug giant Pfizer and the biotech firm BioNTech spurred imm… https://t.co/F27k5CE6XhOpinion: I have been afraid to speak out because of a fear of what it might mean for my career, but I can no longer… https://t.co/UmLNgGKwcp
7/2
2020
Leaders are hoping an incremental approach can limit the coronavirus spread at a time when another round of lockdow… https://t.co/watwOk2WcNCan an algorithm help doctors identify patients most likely to die in the next year, so that they start end-of-life… https://t.co/wQvulYOtUD
Retweeted by STATAn experiment in end-of-life care: Tapping AI’s cold calculus to nudge the most human of conversations Read the sto… https://t.co/gB9cab7i6mThe hospital’s first employee to die of Covid-19 was a kitchen worker named Marie Deus. She was 65. Read her story… https://t.co/M5YH7ZBa6z“The strategy will have two major prongs: securing sufficient vaccine supply and removing barriers to vaccine roll-… https://t.co/gCHk0W1hHCHere is the BioNtech and Pfizer news by @matthewherper: An experimental Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the d… https://t.co/EybEskVAmXCheck out STAT's guide to some of the most talked-about efforts to treat or prevent coronavirus infection, with det… https://t.co/CBYJbpKpmVPlease. Read. This. Story. 👇 @EricBoodman does it again with a patient-driven #COVIDー19 story unlike any I've seen… https://t.co/Ot9MCuQCjw
Retweeted by STATAn experimental HIV drug from Gilead seems effective once every six months, which could eventually be easier than a… https://t.co/fTyD2BpAhd
Retweeted by STAT#Covid_19 by the numbers. Find out about the confirmed case counts where you live with our Covid-19 Tracker here:… https://t.co/tZlP7VQTnqSo a doctor gets an email based on AI calculations that lists her patients who are at high risk of dying.… https://t.co/cmh1adYLMi
Retweeted by STATThe U.S. may soon record as many as 100,000 new cases of Covid-19 a day if the current trajectory of the outbreak i… https://t.co/QcnjmqMvFqCheck out our latest STAT Plus Conversation with @rickberke and @pharmalot's @edsilverman on the state of the pharm… https://t.co/S7y6iCUXm0A handful of hospitals and clinics are tapping AI to nudge clinicians to have end-of-life conversations. But they… https://t.co/QrZJWe93p1
Retweeted by STATSTAT Health Tech Summit is going virtual! Join us for our next STAT Summit as we assemble top executives, policymak… https://t.co/oVuuqCzSIjRight now, many patients with HIV take antiretrovirals everyday. But a new study describes a drug that could target… https://t.co/ORjmqTEPhdImportant of-the-moment reporting as U.S. grapples with surge in #Covid_19 No one wants to go back to lockdown. Is… https://t.co/QPrULSZs3Z
Retweeted by STATVia STAT: COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech shows positive results https://t.co/PCmuv68bka
Retweeted by STATPhRMA is suing to block a first-of-it's kind law meant to prevent insulin rationing. Activists likely have an uphil… https://t.co/sBKvaAhquI
Retweeted by STATThe agreements could allow authorities to bypass laws that could ensure taxpayer-funded medicines or vaccines are a… https://t.co/uDwzHOt02bThe drug industry’s lobbying association, PhRMA, sued to block a Minnesota law that allows people who can’t afford… https://t.co/A9qWBhizzsOpinion: To help hospitals do better at infection control, researchers proposed a solution derived from "coupled ma… https://t.co/5bZR2bELjzBREAKING: Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech shows positive results https://t.co/vZpo5ZOfuDNew: For @statnews, I wrote about how AI is being used to identify patients who may be approaching their final days… https://t.co/mAVvjUBvbe
Retweeted by STATOpinion: I will miss the aspects of my professional identity that were forged in the American Psychiatric Associati… https://t.co/iR0obggC47Leaders are desperately hoping the incremental approach can make a dent in the spread of the coronavirus at a time… https://t.co/gIj81vNfuqA handful of hospitals and cancer clinics are tapping the cold calculations of AI to nudge conversations around som… https://t.co/enslaMp7StThe former chief executive of Indivior pleaded guilty to misbranding Suboxone Film, a medicine used to treat addict… https://t.co/hovleJC6tcU.K. officials and Vertex Pharmaceuticals have finally put to rest a years-long battle over access to cystic fibros… https://t.co/UTxrsyH9EeInovio Pharmaceuticals said that its investigational Covid-19 vaccine had “positive” results in a small trial. But… https://t.co/09fFChU28DA new FDA platform gives cancer patients and physicians a way to comb through data on the experiences of clinical t… https://t.co/QeJ0VbzkrzHere is STAT’s Biotech Scorecard, our regular ledger of stock-moving biotech events, for the third quarter. https://t.co/dEWC5DIHeM
7/1
2020
Actual number of COVID-19 cases is 12 times higher than reported, with 50 percent more deaths, says MIT study https://t.co/s4bG4BVLxY
Retweeted by STATThe former chief executive of Indivior pleaded guilty to misbranding Suboxone Film, a medicine used to treat depend… https://t.co/do4aqOK3y9Missed today's STAT Plus Conversation with @rickberke and @pharmalot columnist @edsilverman? That's okay — we have… https://t.co/qQcfFGHx6sIn the Covid-19 death of a hospital food worker, a microcosm of the pandemic Read the story by @EricBoodman here:… https://t.co/59oIRbgHoi“The bad news is that the pricing is remarkably low, given the direct medical value, not to mention the societal va… https://t.co/VxPQ2ycSLSEmpathetic, masterful story telling and meticulous reporting: In the #COVID19 death of a hospital food worker, a m… https://t.co/hvyLg9c5zC
Retweeted by STATThe United States needs to come to a consensus: "What are the things we’re willing to live with for months at a tim… https://t.co/jGnSmLW4rO
Retweeted by STATTwo U.S. research groups have reported finding nearly 300 cases of an alarming apparent side effect of Covid-19 in… https://t.co/XgVHIRgjFCA federal court judge in Canada has dismissed a challenge by drug makers that contended new government rules design… https://t.co/cit2IER5j6Among this hospital system's 78,000 employees, the first to die of #COVID19 was a kitchen worker named Marie Deus.… https://t.co/DyvwNCIMvw
Retweeted by STATOpinion: Until we eliminate out-of-pocket costs, if helping patients afford medically necessary FDA-approved drugs… https://t.co/IG6Noedy0R"It is going to be very disturbing, I will guarantee you that." — Tony Fauci, predicting the US may hit 100,000… https://t.co/jYqQiV3wfu
Retweeted by STATBREAKING: U.S. could see 100,000 new Covid-19 cases per day, Fauci says https://t.co/DtyRJXDVTFHAPPENING NOW: @rickberke is talking with @pharmalot's @edsilverman on the state of the pharmaceutical industry. Wa… https://t.co/urHMROXhe3This story was a punch in the gut. Deus reminds me a lot of my mom. They're both immigrants, hospital workers, part… https://t.co/k0lxDwWtBT
Retweeted by STATBilled as a new initiative to take on “the antibiotic innovation challenge,” the effort includes Pfizer, Merck, Lil… https://t.co/g42Xx2ylmJIN ONE HOUR: @rickberke talks with @pharmalot's @edsilverman on the state of the pharmaceutical industry. Subscrib… https://t.co/ZZsAzrECOmThe years-long battle between Vertex and the U.K. government came to symbolize the growing clash between cash-strap… https://t.co/VzuakWuCdp
6/30
2020

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