The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Arizona small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus. Loans are available for for profit and nonprofit businesses.Continue reading
The new Coronavirus Hub connects those companies that have relevant supplies, capacities, and resources to share, with those companies, researchers, or healthcare providers that need them. The new hub will enable users to post requests for urgently needed items, as well as to post the availability of supplies and capacityContinue reading
Gilead is working closely with global health authorities to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak through the appropriate experimental use of the investigational compound remdesivir. Together with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and Department of Defense (DoD) – CBRN Medical; the China CDC and National Medical Product Administration (NMPA); the World Health Organization (WHO); and individual researchers and clinicians; Gilead is focused on contributing our antiviral expertise and resources to help patients and communities fighting COVID-19.Continue reading
University of Arizona psychologist David Sbarra shares tips for how to take care of your mental health and support children and loved ones in an uncertain time.Continue reading
DUBLIN, March 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, continues to make progress in increasing ventilator production worldwide. The company has increased production by more than 40 percent to date and is on track to more than double its capacity to manufacture and supply ventilators in response to the urgent needs of patients and healthcare systems across the globe confronting COVID-19.
New Diagnostics Have Potential to Increase Capacity of COVID-19 Testing in U.S. by Thousands of Tests Per DayContinue reading
On March 16, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took two additional significant diagnostic actions during the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) by issuing Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) to: Hologic for its Panther Fusion SARS-COV-2 Assay, and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) for its COVID-19 RT-PCR test.Continue reading
Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation has issued an emergency $100,000 grant to the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to support population-based testing of the novel coronavirus in Arizona and to help TGen immediately and dramatically ramp up its capacity to analyze individual samples for the disease. Continue reading
Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla Calls on Biopharma Industry to Collaborate on Combatting the Global PandemicContinue reading
Amish Shah, MD is an emergency physician at Dignity Health and a member of the Arizona House of Representative elected by the people of LD24 – Central Phoenix and South Scottsdale. On Friday at 5:17 PM, Dr. Shah shared the message below via Facebook. With his permission, we are sharing it with you.