Control Charts Best Method to Identify Real Improvements SEATTLE, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MDmetrix, a clinical performance management platform, today announced it has developed new control charts that project daily deaths from COVID-19 nationally and by state. The new charts show whether states are successfully flattening the “daily deaths” curve, using data on […]

In response to calls for personal protective equipment for health care workers and other front-line responders battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Merck & Co. Inc. is donating 300,000 masks to New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. Merck already donated 500,000 masks for use in New York City.

As a critical industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, biopharma companies are expected to remain in operation – but with a skeleton staff. Anticipating stay-at-home mandates, life sciences companies and labs in especially hard-hit regions had already begun preparing.

New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths.

Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half dozen cracking down during the nations’ largest measles outbreak in 25 years.

State officials from New Jersey took aim at Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen by filing a lawsuit pertaining to the marketing of opioids.

A deadly viral outbreak claimed the life of a seventh child at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, where 11 other medically fragile young patients remain hospitalized with adenovirus infections, state health officials said.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is moving its U.S. headquarters to Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, as part of a plan to centralize the company’s operations on the continent.