At least 1 in 5 Americans have been infected with COVID-19. In other news, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Gilead Sciences’ supplemental New Drug Application for Veklury (remdesivir) for adults and adolescents with COVID-19 who are not hospitalized but are at high risk of progression to severe COVID-19, hospitalization or death.
As millions of people await their turn to get a Covid-19 vaccine that could be months away, online scammers via emails and messaging apps are luring victims with claims they can deliver shots within days for as little as $150.
Chinese government-linked hackers targeted U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer Moderna Inc. in a bid to steal data, according to a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking.
U.S. federal agents executed a warrant to search the Clio Laboratories in Georgia as part of a nationwide crackdown into genetic testing fraud against federal health insurance programs.
The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators told Reuters.