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Healthcare sector added 358K jobs, hospitals had first gains in 2 months

Dive Brief: The healthcare sector added 358,000 jobs throughout the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks of June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report. Similar to last month’s report, dentists and physician’s offices saw notable gains: 190,000 and 80,000 jobs added, respectively.​ Hospitals added about 7,000 jobs,… Read More »

Brilinta Approved in the US to Reduce the Risk of a First Heart Attack or Stroke in High-Risk Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Print this page June 1, 2020 — AstraZeneca’s Brilinta (ticagrelor) has been approved in the US to reduce the risk of a first heart attack or stroke in high-risk patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common type of heart disease. The approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was based on… Read More »

FDA grants emergency use authorization to Quidel for first antigen test for COVID-19

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday approved emergency use authorization (EUA) to Quidel Corp (QDEL.O) for the first COVID-19 antigen test. The emergency use authorization was issued late Friday to Quidel for the Sofia 2 SARS Antigen FIA, the agency said. The FDA said the authorization is for an antigen… Read More »

South Korea reports no new domestic coronavirus cases, first time since Feb peak

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks to protect themselves against contracting the new coronavirus walk on a street in central Seoul, South Korea April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Heo Ran/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported on Thursday no new domestic coronavirus cases for the first time since its Feb. 29 peak, the Korea Centers for… Read More »