Coronavirus (Covid-19) tests: N.B.A.-funded saliva test cleared for immediate use

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) tests: N.B.A.-funded saliva test cleared for immediate use

“Yale University researchers developing a cheap, scalable saliva test for detecting COVID-19 found a specific group of deep-pocketed and willing guinea pigs: the NBA. The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued an emergency use authorization for the SalivaDirect COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by the Yale School of Public Health,” Sophia Chang wrote for Gothamist. […]

A doctor writes: Price transparency, a Rosetta stone

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Summary: This essay by Dr. Robert Fogerty, an assistant professor at Yale School of Medicine, appeared originally in MedPage Today, where it launched our pricing transparency partnership with MedPage Today. Re-posted with permission. By Robert Fogerty MD I tossed and turned during many sleepless nights as a cancer patient. Some nights from nausea, some from […]