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Co-working startup space to implement mandatory Covid-19 testing

San Antonio-based Geekdom will launch a free, mandatory Covid-19 testing pilot program for members using the local co-working space. Geekdom announced the initiative in a Friday news release, stating the goal is to increase the safety of its memb.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

A company that bought Theranos" patents is using them to sue a health startup working on coronavirus tests

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren A company that bought patents from failed blood-testing startup Theranos has filed a lawsuit claiming that a health startup that recently launched three COVID-19 test.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2020

Tyson Foods to add 200 jobs, creates chief medical officer position as part of new COVID testing strategy

Tyson Foods Inc. said Thursday it plans to add 200 nurses and administrative support staff, to the current more than 400 people working in the food company's health services team. The new hirings come as Tyson launched a new CO.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 30th, 2020

Folsom-based biotech company quickly ramps up Covid-19 testing effort in Sac County

A Folsom-based biotech company that typically focuses on stem cells is playing an increasing role in Sacramento County’s Covid-19 testing efforts. On Wednesday, Sacramento County announced that it would be working with StemExpress to secure te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2020

Remote education startup TeleTeachers raises $2.7 million

As school districts around the country aim to educate students remotely throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, a new Chicago startup working to improve remote education for students with disabilities has raised a round of funding. TeleTeachers announ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2020

St. Pete plans to open coronavirus testing site at Mahaffey Theater

The city of St. Petersburg is preparing to open a Covid-19 testing site at the Mahaffey Theater. The city is working with the county and state on the new test site, St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman said during a press conference at the city's emerg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

UAB and ADPH unveil new Covid-19 initiatives supported by $30M in CARES Act funding

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is working with UAB to establish two programs in order to provide more robust COVID-19 testing and symptom monitoring, as well as to provide notifications of exposure, initially for public higher education institutions. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

Hawaii to launch Covid-19 pre-testing program for travelers starting Aug. 1

Starting Aug. 1, travelers will have the option to get tested for Covid-19 prior to arriving in Hawaii as an alternative to the 14-day mandatory quarantine, Gov. David Ige announced Wednesday. “This allows travelers to return and allows us to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 24th, 2020

Rep. Case calls for FAA to allow Hawaii to test travelers for Covid-19

U.S. Rep. Ed Case is seeking confirmation from the Federal Aviation Administration that Hawaii would have the authority to implement Covid-19 testing as a pre-boarding requirement for travelers to the Islands. In a letter to FAA Administrator Steve .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2020

WEBCAST May 8, 2020: How COVID-19 will change NYC real estate

As more businesses have become comfortable with employees working from home, this webcast features NYC real estate professionals talking about what they are hearing about office space needs. Can... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

E-commerce startup for restaurants rounds up $36M Series B, snags PPP loan

The agile San Francisco startup quickly pivoted before lockdown and is now working to claw back revenue lost to Covid-19......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2020

Patrick Cudahy workers will receive free Covid-19 testing

Smithfield Foods Inc. workers at the Patrick Cudahy plant will receive free on-site Covid-19 testing this week regardless of whether employees are symptomatic or not or whether they are home on leave or working at the plant. On April 15, Smithfie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

Albany startup"s Covid-19 testing device would deliver results in less than 15 minutes

A new startup housed at Albany Medical College's business incubator is developing a device that could provide test results for the new coronavirus in less than 15 minutes. The startup, FluroTest, is adapting existing technology with the goal of creatin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2020

Airbus puts some French aero workers on part-time working

Airbus will implement a mandatory part-time working scheme for some 3,000 employees in France from April 20 to May 17, unions said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2020

Amazon has started building COVID-19 testing capacity for all employees; stock rallies toward another record

Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it working toward "regular" testing all of its employees for the COVID-19 virus, including those who aren't showing any symptoms. Chief Execut.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2020

Apple Maps will soon show COVID-19 testing locations closest to you (AAPL)

Shutterstock Apple Maps is working on a new feature that will show the nearest COVID-19 testing locations. Apple released a form this week calling on healthcare providers, labs, and other businesses that administ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2020

American Family Care to roll out COVID-19 test In Tennessee

A Birmingham-based urgent care chain has started to roll out point-of-care coronavirus tests in Tennessee. American Family Care (AFC) has begun to deploy the Abbott Labs-produced testing machine to its Middle Tennessee locations, and it is working.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2020

Agence France-Presse: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is continuing to self-isolate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said he would continue his self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, following a week of staying at home and working remotely......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2020

What Becton Dickinson Brings to the Fight Against COVID-19

Becton, Dickinson is officially throwing its hat in the ring to fight COVID-19. Specifically, this firm is working on the front end by testing for the disease and antibodies that have been built up........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 1st, 2020

The Daily Biotech Pulse: InflaRx Begins Human Testing For COVID-induced Pneumonia, Chembio, Becton Dickinson Launch Coronavirus Tests

Here's a roundup of top developments in the biotech space over the last 24 hours. Scaling The Peaks (Biotech Stocks Hitting 52-week Highs March 31) Athersys Inc (NASDAQ: ATHX) Forty.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaApr 1st, 2020

The Daily Biotech Pulse: InflaRx Begins Human Testing For COVID-induced Pneumonia, Chembio, Becton Dickinson Launch Coronavirus Tests

Here's a roundup of top developments in the biotech space over the last 24 hours. Scaling The Peaks (Biotech Stocks Hitting 52-week Highs March 31) read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 1st, 2020