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Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England

Demand for coronavirus tests has almost trebled among young children in England this month – but only 1% were found to have the virus, figures show. In the first two weeks of September, more than 200,000 under-nines were tested, according to government’s test-and-trace programme. That is nearly three times as many as in the previous… Read More »

How Sports Nutrition Companies Are Adapting to Coronavirus Outbreak – Runner’s World

As Sam Diaz crossed the finish line of the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials in late February–a day she had been preparing for for months–she was already plotting her next race. What she didn’t expect was how fast things would change in the following weeks, nor what racing would look like come summer. Diaz wanted a… Read More »

Trump to announce $750 million deal with Abbott for at least 150 million rapid coronavirus tests

President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday the purchase of 150 million rapid Covid-19 tests as part of a $ 750 million agreement with Abbott Laboratories, a White House official confirmed.  Trump plans to use his speech at the Republican National Convention to announce the deal, the official said. “This is a major development that… Read More »

Coronavirus May Help Best Buy Become A Key Healthcare Player – Forbes

Coronavirus has led to Best Buy’s U.S. online sales to more than triple in the second quarter. … [+] (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images) Getty Images Best Buy BBY on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected second-quarter profit as the coronavirus pandemic led stay-at-home consumers to buy appliances, computers and fitness gear to improve their remote working… Read More »