Puerto Rico authorized to evaluate COVID-19 testing kits

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico announced Wednesday that it became the first U.S. territory outside the mainland to obtain federal permission to independently evaluate and approve new COVID-1...

Lawsuit: Pennsylvania county jail punishes mentally ill

Four inmates on Tuesday sued Allegheny County jail and mental health officials, alleging the in Pennsylvania facility offers inadequate treatment and medication for inmates with mental health disabili...

Merck Expands BioReliance® Viral Clearance Offering in Singapore, Saving Customers Time

Allows customers to continue developing lifesaving medicines amid Covid-19 pandemic Customers can view the lab studies "live" with Merck scientists SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 15 September 2020 -...

DHL Global Forwarding connects three continents with dedicated flight

The China-Netherlands-U.S.-South Korea airfreight charter is developed with the demands of the life science and healthcare sector in mind The Covid-19 pandemic saw shippers leverage DHL Global Forward...

Young protesters force Nepal to better manage virus crisis

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — On a sunny June day in Nepal, hundreds of young people in face masks stood a meter apart behind the barbed-wire barricades and rows of riot police guarding the prime minister's...

Pac-12 programs differ on reporting student-athlete cases

While the Pac-12 will soon be able to rapidly test athletes, hopes that a fall football season might be salvaged remain premature. Navigating the coronavirus has been uneven among t...

Pac-12 reaches agreement for rapid COVID testing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 has reached an agreement with a diagnostic testing company to implement up to daily COVID-19 testing for all close-contact sports across the conference. ...

UCI relaxes COVID-19 exclusion rules at Tour de France

Cycling's governing body has relaxed its COVID-19 exclusion rules on the eve of the Tour de France opening stage following complaints from teams that feared their riders would be unduly excluded from ...

Official: Russian dissident critical, but stable in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Russian dissident Alexei Navalny remains in critical but stable condition in a Berlin hospital where he is being treated after a suspected poisoning, a German official said Monday. ...

Comatose Russian dissident visited by wife, aide in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Alexi Navalny's wife and a top aide visited him Sunday in a Berlin hospital where the comatose Russian dissident is being treated by German doctors after a suspected poisoning. ...

UK scraps public health body amid criticized virus response

LONDON (AP) — The British government announced Tuesday it is scrapping a public health agency that has taken blame for the country’s uneven response to the coronavirus. Health Secret...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misleads on mail ballots, virus vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a week of relentless attacks by President Donald Trump and his allies on mail-in voting for the November election, and truth took a beating at every turn. Fe...

Junior Genetics offers Genetic Testing Service for Children in Taiwan

Do It Once And Reap The Benefits For A Lifetime TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 7 August 2020 - Pharmigene is a biomedical company which was founded in 2005 by Yuan-Chon, Cheng (陳垣崇). Cheng is an ac...

OraSure, Becton, Dickinson fall; Bausch, Vista Outdoor rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday: Becton, Dickinson and Co., down $23.82 to $259.61. The maker of medical equipment gav...

Cognitive Test. Trump. Biden. Campaign. Flashpoint.

WASHINGTON (AP) — It doesn’t quite have the ring of “Morning in America” and “I Like Ike.” But the phrase “Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.” is getting an unlikely moment in the spotl...