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The Remarkable Rise of Pharma’s Reputation in the Pandemic

The reputation of the pharmaceutical industry gained a “whopping” 30 points between January 2020 and February 2021, based on the latest Harris Poll in their research into industries’ reputations. The study was written up by Beth Snyder Bulik in FiercePharma. Beth writes that, “a whopping two-thirds of Americans now offer a thumbs-up on pharma” as… Read More »

Projected payer spending for COVID-19 lower, but report came out before a rise in cases

Estimated payer spending for COVID-19 may be lower than initially projected, according to a new report released by America’s Health Insurance Plans. The first estimate released on March 30 showed COVID-19 treatment costs at between $ 56 and $ 556 billion. The new cost estimate is between $ 30 to $ 546.6 billion, according to… Read More »

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 333 to 181,815: RKI

FILE PHOTO: A passenger rushes past check-in desks prior to the first Lufthansa charter flight for Tianjin, China after the lockdown, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 333… Read More »

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

Loneliness is on the rise and younger workers and social media users feel it most, Cigna survey finds

It is often said that it’s lonely at the top, but loneliness on the job is a growing issue well beyond the corner office. American workers are feeling more isolated, and younger workers are experiencing loneliness more so than their older co-workers, according to a new Cigna study. Three out of every five adults, or… Read More »

Sex diseases on the rise in England

Cases of sexually transmitted infections are increasing in England. In 2018, there were 447,694 new diagnoses of STIs, a 5% increase on the 422,147 in 2017. Gonorrhoea increased the most – by 26% to 56,259 cases, the largest number since 1978. There were 7,541 cases of syphilis – a 5% increase on 2017. High-risk groups… Read More »