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Cost Announced for COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir

The price for a 5-day course of the antiviral drug remdesivir—which has shown to reduce hospital stays for patients with severe COVID-19 illness—is $2,340. This cost is less than the $5,080 price tag recommended by the Institute for…

CDC Expands List of Those Most Vulnerable to COVID-19

As case numbers spike across the Sun Belt, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added to the list of those populations who are at high risk of COVID-19. First, the age threshold that initially listed adults…

Bipartisan Bill Would Provide Tax Credit for PPE

The Small Business Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Tax Credit Act HR 7216 has been introduced by a bipartisan coalition to provide small businesses with a $25,000 tax credit for purchasing the PPE required to reopen. The bill—sponsored…