Category Archives: News

Pharmacy Heroes: Team Spearheads Efforts for Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing – Pharmacy Times

Today we’re celebrating Summer Kerley, PharmD, RPh; Mary Miller, PharmD, RPh; and Alison Devitt, PharmD, RPh, for their amazing work organizing a drive-through testing center. All 3 are pharmacists at a Rite Aid in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and they have been traveling back and forth between the testing site and the pharmacy to ensure the staff… Read More »

‘Medicare for all’ wouldn’t have better prepared us for the coronavirus

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has prompted those who already have been advocating for socialized medicine to argue that the crisis somehow proves them right. “Our country is at a severe disadvantage compared to every other major country on earth because we do not guarantee healthcare to all people as a right,” Vermont Sen.… Read More »

Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Now Underway

Updated March 28, 2020: On March 27, the National Institutes of Health announced that Emory University in Atlanta has been added as a second site for this trial. This article was originally published on March 16, 2020. The first human clinical trial of a vaccine for the new coronavirus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19… Read More »