Stories tagged: "coronavirus testing"


A health worker shows a negative COVID-19 antigen test result. (AP Photo/Andre Penner0
Insurers to Start Covering Home COVID Tests

Americans will be able to either purchase home testing kits for free under their insurance or submit receipts for the tests for reimbursement.

FILE - James Robson, a biomedical engineering graduate student, holds a swab and specimen vial in the new COVID-19, on-campus testing lab, Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Boston University in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
1st Confirmed Omicron Case in Pennsylvania Reported in Philadelphia

No other details were immediately available, including whether the man was vaccinated against COVID-19 or if he had been traveling. Health officials said contact tracing was underway.

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Trump Will Get Top-Notch Care for COVID-19. Not All Americans Can Say the Same.

The care Trump is likely to receive in the coming days will set him apart from most people who’ve contracted the virus, a disproportionate percentage of whom have been Black, Latino, or low-income.

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CDC Suddenly Changes Guidance to Discourage Coronavirus Testing, Alarming Scientists

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly revised its coronavirus testing guidance to excluse asymptomatic people.

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Trump Is Pulling Money From COVID-19 Testing Sites in 5 States as Cases Explode

“We know there are people who are sick and not getting tested. The more testing we have in the community, the better.”

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden pauses during a roundtable on economic reopening with community members, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Inside Joe Biden’s Ambitious Plan to Reopen the Economy

Biden’s plan would include federally-funded testing and PPE for all workers called back to their jobs, guaranteed paid sick leave for workers affected by COVID-19, and the creation of a contact tracing jobs program of at least 100,000 workers.

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These Are the 24 Pennsylvania Counties That Will Soon Begin to Reopen

“Over the past two months, Pennsylvanians in every corner of our commonwealth have acted collectively to stop the spread of COVID-19,” Gov. Wolf said Friday.