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HHS Provides an Additional $250 Million to Help U.S. Health Care Systems Respond to COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS ASPR) is providing an additional $250 million to aid U.S. health care systems treating patients and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. As authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, HHS has now provided […]

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine from US company Moderna shows promising results

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The first experimental covid-19 vaccine tested in humans, developed in record time by the U.S. company Moderna, has been shown to be “safe and generally well-tolerated” in an initial trial with 45 healthy volunteers, the company announced Monday. In the first eight participants, the prototype has generated levels of neutralizing antibodies – the body’s defenses […]

Kia Motors Producing Protective Face Shields at U.S. Manufacturing Plant

….for Use by Healthcare Workers Across the Country Assembly of Personal Protective Equipment at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Expands Kia’s “Accelerate the Good” Efforts to Help People Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic In response to a nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kia Motors today announced that production of […]

Riley Technologies Answers the Call in the Fight Against the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak

Race and Championship Winning Auto Racing Constructor and Designer Shifts Business Operations to PAPR Mask Engineering and Production Riley Technologies, a race and championship winning auto racing constructor and design, engineering and fabrication firm based in the greater Charlotte area, has answered the call in the fight against the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Riley has […]

US Cares act resources -Coronavirus Aid

On March 25, Congress passed a series of relief bills to help alleviate the economic pressure felt by millions of Americans. The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act includes special provisions and assets for Small Business Administration loans, such as the Paycheck Protection Loans (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Links […]

Medical Glove Conservation Strategies: FDA Letter to Health Care Providers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes the need for personal protective equipment (PPE), such as medical gloves, may outpace the supply available to health care organizations during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. This Letter to Health Care Providers refers specifically to potential shortages relating to surgeons’ gloves and patient examination gloves. The […]