Fewer than 10% of Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, study finds

Jacqueline Dunlap places whole blood samples into a centrifuge to separate plasma for antibody testing at the Bloodworks Northwest Laboratory during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Renton, Washington, September 9, 2020. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Fewer than 1 in 10 Americans showed signs of a prior coronavirus infection as of late July, suggesting that… Read More »

Lawmakers ask for investigation on alleged redirection of COVID-19 funds

Two Democratic members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees are formally requesting that the Department of Defense Inspector General investigate reports that the Pentagon redirected hundreds of millions of dollars meant for COVID-19 response to defense contractors for “jet engine parts, body armor and dress uniforms,” according to the letter.  United States Senator… Read More »

How The Boys Chooses Its Billy Joel Songs (and Entire Season 2 Soundtrack)

The Boys has one of the best soundtracks on TV—and a whole lot of Billy Joel. Each needle drop is meticulously plotted and chosen for the specific moment in the series. “I put an incredible amount of love and attention into picking the right songs for The Boys,” says showrunner Eric Kripke We’re not even… Read More »

Hospital launches online therapy in response to ‘dramatic increase’ in referral of patients with mental health issues

Saint John of God Hospital has launched a new online therapy programme for people struggling with their mental health due to a “dramatic increase” in admissions and referrals since the start of the pandemic. he hospital recently revealed that it has seen a dramatic increase in admissions and referrals from new and existing patients who… Read More »

Minding the Competition: Ginger’s Karan Singh & Russell Glass on Digital Mental Health Investments

Health Tech Sep 23, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Digital Mental Health startups continue to scale up — in customers, revenues, and investments — as the covid19 pandemic wears on. One of these companies, Ginger, has tripled its revenue this past year, expanded its client base to count more than 200 health plans and… Read More »