The CDC updated guidanceon travel and ways to safely celebrate the winter holidays.
The Health Resources and Services Administration will distribute $24.5 billion to over 70,000 providers as part of Phase 3 of the Provider Relief Fund program. The Food and Drug Administration issued a new emergency use authorization for the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test which is authorized for prescription use at home by patients with self-collected nasal swab samples.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense have invested in a phase 2 clinical trial that rapidly screens multiple potential COVID-19 treatments simultaneously through a platform clinical trial conducted by a non-profit research organization, Quantum Leap Research Collaborative of San Francisco.
National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins wrote about COVID-19 in lung cells.