MeMD offers COVID-19 antibody tests via telehealth May 28, 2020 -- Telehealth provider MeMD is making COVID-19 antibody tests available to consumers and businesses in the U.S. through its virtual ordering platform, in partnership with LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics.
Bio-Techne teams up with Leica to bring RNAscope to Europe May 27, 2020 -- Global life sciences firm Bio-Techne and pathology workflow software developer Leica Biosystems have launched Bio-Techne's RNAscope in situ hybridization detection kit on Leica's Bond-III workflow automation platform in Europe.
Pathologists document placenta damage in moms with SARS-CoV-2 May 27, 2020 -- Injury to the placenta in pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2 was documented in a small study published in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology on May 22. The results suggest that closer monitoring is needed for pregnant women who have the virus.
Africa exceeds 1.5M coronavirus tests, passes grim case milestone May 26, 2020 -- Africa has passed the milestone of 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, and has run more than 1.5 million tests, according to the World Health Organization. While the cases have been mounting, the region is the least hard hit globally and the death rate remains low.