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Indoor air is the next coronavirus frontline

Axios Future did a nice job highlighting some of the dynamics around indoor air quality. I expect most establishments are unprepared to put guests at ease about air cleanliness this winter. I’ve also heard that some HVAC manufacturers are having […]

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Frequent, fast and cheap is better than sensitive

Regarding Covid-19 tests: “A number of firms have developed cheap, paper-strip tests for coronavirus that report results at-home in about 15 minutes but they have yet to be approved for use by the FDA because the FDA appears to be […]

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A $175 Covid-19 test, $2,479 in charges

“A global pandemic ravaging America is no time to forget the first rule of American health care: There is no set price. One out-of-network medical provider in Texas seeks permission from patients to charge fees as high as six-figures to […]

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Pooled testing is super beneficial

The blog Marginal Revolution first introduced me to the idea of pooled testing a few months ago. They’re back on the topic with even more interesting detail. “The primary benefit of pooled testing is obvious. If 1% are infected and […]

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Walmart opens 2nd health center

If Amazon’s push into healthcare isn’t enough to shake things up, here comes Walmart, “which recently opened its second “Health Center” in Georgia and announced prices for general healthcare services 30% to 50% below what medical providers typically charge.” The […]