Johnson & Johnson’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

Business Health Loading the player… The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help speed vaccinations, as they race against a… Read More »

MDLive to be acquired by Cigna’s Evernorth

Telehealth provider MDLive is being acquired by Cigna’s health services subsidiary Evernorth, the two companies announced this morning. The deal is expected to close sometime in Q2. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, although Cigna said that it would share additional information regarding the acquisition during its Investor Day event scheduled for March… Read More »

What you need to know about coronavirus today

A version of this story appeared in the September 16 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. At an ABC town hall in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, the President hit back at a question over his remarks to renowned journalist Bob Woodward… Read More »

Want to Buy a Scrunchie Mask? Great. But Forget About That N95.

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Want to Buy a Scrunchie Mask? Great. But Forget About That N95. Scientists are urging Americans to upgrade their face coverings. But Amazon, Google and Facebook restrict the sale of medical-grade masks. Critics say the rules are outdated. Mask production at Protective… Read More »