CVS Health Corp. said on April 19 it will offer three over-the-counter Covid-19 tests at drugstores as well as online, expanding access to home testing in the United States.

Covid-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Feb. 23 that U.S. supplies should surge in the coming weeks due to manufacturing expansions and new vaccine authorizations.

Walmart Inc. is preparing to offer Covid-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, expanding beyond the two states where the company’s pharmacists are offering inoculations.

More Americans were hospitalized with Covid-19 on Jan. 6 than at any time since the pandemic began, as total coronavirus infections crossed the 21 million mark, deaths soared across much of the United States and a historic vaccination effort lagged.

More Americans were hospitalized with Covid-19 as of Jan. 6 than at any time since the pandemic began, as coronavirus infections and deaths soared across much of the United States and a historic vaccination effort lagged.

Walmart Inc., Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., CVS Health Corp. and Rite Aid Corp. told Reuters demand for flu shots at their U.S. pharmacies is up sharply – in some cases double from 2019 – as people try to protect themselves from influenza in the midst of a worsening Covid-19 pandemic.

Healthcare providers – including CVS Health Corp. – are kicking off flu vaccinations early, ordering extra shots and aiming to add tests that check for both the annual flu and COVID-19, pharmacy executives and experts told Reuters.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is partnering with primary care provider VillageMD to open doctor offices attached to the pharmacy chain’s drugstores across the United States.

CVS Health Corp. is expanding drive-through testing sites for COVID-19 to 350 locations in 14 U.S. states with an aim to open 1,000 sites nationwide by the end of May.

A highly anticipated trial pitting New York state against McKesson Corp., Johnson & Johnson, CVS Health Corp. and others for allegedly fueling the opioid epidemic was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to the court.