Empatica Partnering with U.S. Army MRDC to Deploy COVID-19 Early Detection Wearable

Empatica has been selected by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) to deploy a wearable and algorithm that enable the early and pre-symptomatic detection of COVID-19. The project’s focus is on protecting the health of the general population by preventing outbreaks via early detection and alerting. Empatica’s Aura algorithm gives a daily risk-indication of … More Empatica Partnering with U.S. Army MRDC to Deploy COVID-19 Early Detection Wearable

Manage Medical Conditions During COVID-19

(Family Features) Diabetes and heart disease are two pre-existing medical conditions that researchers believe contribute to elevated risk of severe complications from COVID-19. In fact, patients with two or more pre-existing conditions have 4.5 times greater risk of needing treatment at a hospital if they contract COVID-19, according to estimates by the Centers for Disease … More Manage Medical Conditions During COVID-19

National Safety Council Urges Employers To Be Vigilant

The National Safety Council urges employers to continue to be vigilant with testing despite the recent guideline amendment issued by the CDC. Without a clear rationale for these changes, we continue to recommend employers test workers to ensure a safe workplace. Around 30% of patients who tested positive for COVID-19 were asymptomatic, according to a … More National Safety Council Urges Employers To Be Vigilant

America’s Most Essential Companies During Covid-19

The Harris Poll® today released The Harris Poll Essential 100, a ranking of corporate response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Americans say 100 leading companies played a truly essential role during the crisis. The top 10, based on the survey, are (in order): United States Postal Service, Clorox, Google, United Parcel Service, Walmart, Amazon, Purell, Microsoft, … More America’s Most Essential Companies During Covid-19

No Touch Door Opener Tool Helps Keep Kids Germ Free

Family-owned Dallas based metal fabrication shop, the NoContactKey has risen in popularity since the introduction of their one of a kind clean touch key. The NoContactKey is a no contact door opener, tool and stylus made of metal antimicrobial brass. To help parents and students heading back to school in-person feel more comfortable as they … More No Touch Door Opener Tool Helps Keep Kids Germ Free

Advancements in COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment Announced

Recent articles in Experimental Biology and Medicine highlight new advances in COVID-19 biology and treatment. In an effort to provide the scientific community with important information on COVID-19, at the rapid pace required to protect our global health care workers and bring useful therapies to end the pandemic, manuscripts are being handled at an accelerated … More Advancements in COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment Announced

Mandatory COVID-19 Coverage Raises Travel Insurance Questions

Certain countries have begun to reopen for tourists, but many have strict requirements for travelers coming from the US. Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com shares travel insurance tips for travelers heading to destinations with COVID-19 related restrictions. Negative Test Result Required for Entry Many countries are requiring US residents to provide proof of a recent … More Mandatory COVID-19 Coverage Raises Travel Insurance Questions

What Are the Chances of 2nd Coronavirus Wave?

We’re hearing more in the news about we have ‘flattened the curve’ in the coronavirus pandemic. Since coronaviruses doesn’t thrive in warm, moist weather with lots of sunshine packed with germ-killing Ultraviolet Radiation, it’s quite possible that soon the bulk of this COVID-19 Pandemic will be behind us. As an award-winning scientific and academic leader, … More What Are the Chances of 2nd Coronavirus Wave?

CVS Health Delivering on Commitment to Establish up to 1,000 COVID-19 Test Sites

Building on the company’s comprehensive efforts to help slow the spread of the virus, on Friday, May 15 CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will open more than 50 COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. The opening of hundreds of additional test sites across the country will … More CVS Health Delivering on Commitment to Establish up to 1,000 COVID-19 Test Sites