• Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Still Be Free Once It's Available to the Public? Experts Say Yes

    2 days ago - By PopSugar

    All eyes are on the COVID-19 vaccine right now - when it'll be available, how to get it, and of course, how much it will cost. After the confusing cluster that is COVID-19 testing in the US , will we face similar challenges in getting the vaccine? And, assuming you can eventually get the shot, do you need to worry about being handed a surprise bill? POPSUGAR spoke with experts to find out.
    How Much Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Cost?
    Short answer: probably $0. Ramzi Yacoub, PharmD, chief pharmacy officer at SingleCare , believes it should be relatively inexpensive for citizens to gain access...
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  • Perfectly Good COVID-19 Tests Are Going Unused

    Perfectly Good COVID-19 Tests Are Going Unused

    2 days ago - By The Atlantic

    For months, public-health experts have been calling for a new line of defense against COVID-19. Antigen testing, also known as rapid testing, is cheaper and faster than standard testing, and it can happen at points of care-long-term-care facilities, prisons, schools, and doctors' offices. The technology has been around since the spring, but the real investment came in August, when the federal government ordered 150 million Abbott BinaxNOW tests, which show the result on a card in just 15 minutes. At the time, the federal government hoped to use the tests to pinpoint outbreaks in...
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