Abbott Shipping 4,000,000 COVID-19 Antibody Tests This Month & 20,000.000 By June

Abbott Shipping 4,000,000 COVID-19 Antibody Tests This Month & 20,000.000 By June

Abbott Park, IL…This adds to Abbott’s previously announced COVID-19 molecular tests: the m2000™ lab-based test and ID NOW™ rapid point-of-care test. New antibody test will run on Abbott’s ARCHITECT® i1000SR and i2000SR laboratory instruments and will expand to its new Alinity™ i system. Abbott is shipping now and intends to distribute 4 million tests in […]

President Donald J. Trump Announces Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

President Donald J. Trump Announces Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

Washington, DC…This morning, President Donald J. Trump convened two bipartisan dialogues with Members of the Opening Up America Again Congressional Group to discuss the next chapter of the COVID-19 recovery.  This afternoon the President celebrated the vital role truckers play in keeping America well-stocked.  Later, the President discussed his health-based vision for putting our Nation […]

Former President Barack Obama Endorses Joe Biden for President

Former President Barack Obama Endorses Joe Biden for President

Washington, DC…Statement from former President Barack Obama endorsing his former Vice President Joe Biden. “If there’s one thing we’ve learned as a country from moments of great crisis, it’s that the American spirit of looking out for one another can’t be restricted to our homes, or our workplaces, or our neighborhoods, or our houses of […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FDA Daily Roundup for April 10, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FDA Daily Roundup for April 10, 2020

White Oak, MD….The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: The FDA recently issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a blood purification system to treat patients 18 years of age or older with confirmed COVID-19 admitted to the intensive care unit with confirmed or […]

FDA Coordinates National Effort to Develop Blood-Related Therapies for COVID-19

FDA Coordinates National Effort to Develop Blood-Related Therapies for COVID-19

Washington, DC…The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to play a critical role in accelerating medical countermeasures to treat and prevent COVID-19. As part of the response to this pandemic, the agency is taking the lead on a national effort to facilitate the development of, and access to, two investigational therapies derived from human blood. […]

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to know

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to know

Washington, DC… The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax […]