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Former Italian PM Berlusconi hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Italy’s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has the early stages of double pneumonia after being hospitalized for testing positive for coronavirus, the country’s national news agency reported Friday. Double pneumonia affects both lungs and can make breathing difficult. The 83-year-old was taken to Milan’s San Raffaele hospital Thursday night, two days after his political party … Read more Former Italian PM Berlusconi hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus testing may not be needed in some cases after exposure: CDC

[ad_1] People without COVID-19 symptoms may not need to be tested even after exposure to the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a reversal of earlier guidelines. In an update earlier this week, the CDC said, “You do not necessarily need a test unless you are a vulnerable individual or your … Read more Coronavirus testing may not be needed in some cases after exposure: CDC

Congress Still Faces Pandemic Risks As It Meets Without Testing Plan : NPR

[ad_1] Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., left, speaks before the start of a House Natural Resources Committee in June. Grijalva recently tested positive for the coronavirus. Bill Clark/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bill Clark/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., left, speaks before the start of a House Natural Resources Committee in … Read more Congress Still Faces Pandemic Risks As It Meets Without Testing Plan : NPR

Snapchat testing new feature to take on TikTok

Snapchat testing new feature to take on TikTok

 Photo-messaging app Snapchat has started testing a new feature that lets users set their Snaps with music, similar to what Chinese short-video making app TikTok offers. Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has inked music rights deals with several major companies, including Warner Music Group, Universal Music Publishing Group and Merlin, reports CNET. The new … Read more Snapchat testing new feature to take on TikTok

NIH Funds New Coronavirus Test Technologies To Make Testing Cheaper, Faster : Shots

[ad_1] The federal government is giving out funds to develop seven new testing technologies which could increase testing capacity around the U.S. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption toggle caption Charles Krupa/AP The federal government is giving out funds to develop seven new testing technologies which could increase testing capacity around the U.S. Charles Krupa/AP Americans continue … Read more NIH Funds New Coronavirus Test Technologies To Make Testing Cheaper, Faster : Shots

With Testing Delays And Cases Surges, Contact Tracing Is Stymied In Some States : Shots

[ad_1] People wait in line outside of a COVID-19 testing site in Florida. The state has seen unprecedented surges in coronavirus cases in recent weeks. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption toggle caption Lynne Sladky/AP People wait in line outside of a COVID-19 testing site in Florida. The state has seen unprecedented surges in coronavirus cases in … Read more With Testing Delays And Cases Surges, Contact Tracing Is Stymied In Some States : Shots

2 Coronavirus Vaccines Move To Final Testing Phase : NPR

[ad_1] Two potential coronavirus vaccines started their final phase of testing Monday. Each trial will include up to 30,000 volunteers. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Two companies announced today that they are beginning widespread testing of potential coronavirus vaccines. One comes from a collaboration between the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. biotech company Moderna. The … Read more 2 Coronavirus Vaccines Move To Final Testing Phase : NPR