Tag Archives: Health care industry

Bill Gates denies conspiracy theories that say he wants to use coronavirus vaccines to implant tracking devices

Bill Gates addresses a virtual Covid-19 conference hosted by the International Aids Society. July 11, 2020 International Aids Society Handout Billionaire Bill Gates on Wednesday denied conspiracy theories that accuse the tech mogul and philanthropist of wanting to use coronavirus vaccines to implant tracking devices in people.  Gates, whose foundation …

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Politics, mixed messages hurt response

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro adjusts his protective face mask at a press statement during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Brasilia, Brazil, March 20, 2020. Ueslei Marcelino | Reuters CNBC is looking at how places around the world have tackled Covid-19. By talking to a wide range of experts, as …

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Coronavirus is spreading faster than testing expansion

LabCorp CEO Adam Schechter told CNBC on Tuesday that the coronavirus is spreading faster in the U.S. than the company can expand testing capacity, leading to slower turnaround time for results.  “We need all states to ensure we’re doing everything we can to better control the virus. If we can do that, then …

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Trump says U.S. ‘in the process’ of crafting strategy

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus response news briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 21, 2020. Leah Millis | Reuters President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration is “in the process of developing a strategy” to combat the coronavirus pandemic, adding that that plan …

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