Tag Archives: COVID19

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

BioNTech, CureVac bag $745M in German funding for COVID-19 vaccine hopefuls

Two German biotechs, BioNTech and CureVac, have been at the cutting edge of the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine—a time-consuming and costly process. In order to get both over the finish line, the German government is making a big investment in both candidates’ development. The German government has awarded the mRNA-based vaccine makers a combined… Read More »

Out-of-network providers charge significantly more than the commercial price for COVID-19 tests

Out-of-network providers charged significantly more money for both diagnostic and antibody COVID-19 tests, according to a survey from America’s Health Insurance Plans. The survey of AHIP member health plans was performed during July to gather information on prices charged by out-of-network providers for diagnostic and antibody tests for COVID-19. It received 22 responses, totaling 67%… Read More »