A tiny Irish drone startup is delivering emergency cake, pizza, and medical supplies to Moneygall — the ancestral a彩平台 of Barack Obama
Irish drone startup Manna has been making deliveries to residents in the Irish village of Moneygall during the coronavirus pandemic.
Top cannabis analysts share why they're getting more bullish on the industry and name 4 firms that should excite investors now
At a Benzinga panel, Cowen, Jefferies, and Piper Sandler analysts named their top cannabis stock picks as the industry begins to mature.
Editors warn that 'serious scientific questions' have been raised about a massive study of whether a common malaria pill can help treat coronavirus
The massive study of 96,032 hospitalized coronavirus patients found that hydroxychloroquine did not appear to benefit the patients who took it.
A failed Ebola drug is now the leading coronavirus treatment option. Here's what you need to know about Gilead's remdesivir.
The antiviral was previously tested as a treatment for hepatitis C and Ebola. Here's why remdesivir is now the leading treatment for COVID-19.
Their answers show potentially permanent changes to the healthcare system after the coronavirus, and reveal what kinds of companies stand to gain.
Cannabis giant Canopy Growth's new CEO told us he's reining in the company and aggressively cutting costs after a challenging quarter
Klein's first quarter leading the cannabis giant was a tough one: The company lost over $1 billion and the stock has tumbled.
A top Quest exec details the best strategies employers can use to curb coronavirus outbreaks as companies start to reopen
Employers could use antibody testing to build a work force with 50% or 60% exposure to the coronavirus, for instance.
Drugmakers are racing to find ways to treat the novel coronavirus by repurposing existing medications. Here's what you need to know about remdesivir and 15 other leading treatments.
Repurposed drugs are the best near-term hope for a coronavirus treatment. Here are the top candidates now being tried in patients.
Kenneth Frazier runs the $190 billion, coronavirus-fighting pharma giant Merck. But on Monday, he spoke to national mourning in wake of Floyd's death.
Fauci just criticized Moderna for touting preliminary data on its coronavirus vaccine, but said the results look 'very promising'
In an interview, Fauci told STAT News "I didn't like that," referring to Moderna releasing early data on its coronavirus vaccine.
Gilead's promising coronavirus drug just showed mixed results in hospitalized patients with moderate COVID-19
Remdesivir helped coronavirus patients with more moderate forms of COVID-19 recover more quickly when receiving the treatment for 5 days.
Newsom says California can 'can keep a lid on the transmission of COVID-19' even as restaurants and hair salons in Los Angeles County reopen
Some health officials are worried that California is moving too quickly, without assessing the effect of each phase with a two-week incubation period.
Hundreds of schools in South Korea reopened, only to close again as the country sought to avoid a spike in coronavirus cases
On May 28, Korean health officials announced 79 new coronavirus cases. Of those, 69 were reported at a distribution center in Bucheon.
Coronavirus began spreading in the US in January — predating President Trump's travel restrictions and the detection of community transmission, CDC says
CDC Director Robert Redfield said that the virus first circulated at low levels in the US so diagnostic tests would've missed it.
New York Gov. Cuomo on George Floyd protesters not wearing face masks: 'You have a right to demonstrate. You don't have a right to infect other people.'
The governor reminded people of the dangers of large gatherings with a highly contagious virus in our midst, saying, "Demonstrate — wear a mask."
2 investors at Alphabet's $4.5 billion venture fund share the 3 healthcare companies outside their portfolio that impress them the most
We asked healthcare VCs at GV to name companies outside of their portfolio that are poised to take off amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The founder of a contact tracing firm that's fielded 80,000 job applications in 5 weeks describes what he's looking for in an applicant
The US needs an "army" of contact tracers who can help contain coronavirus outbreaks by tracking down everyone patients have come into contact with.
Why an MIT economist is teaming up with TikTok influencers to gather data on a potential COVID-19 symptom
CancelCovid, an initiative led by an MIT economist, doctors, and marketers, is tapping influencers to raise awareness on a potential COVID-19 symptom
In this week's Cultivated, we take a close look at Eaze's financial projections, scoop cuts at Caliva, and more.
Cannabis startup Caliva laid off 20 employees, including a top retail exec, as headwinds from the coronavirus pandemic upend the industry
Caliva's head of retail, Elizabeth Cooksey, was let go as part of the cuts, which mostly affected employees in the retail-management division.
Hospitals inundated with coronavirus patients pulled in cardiologists, anesthesiologists, and other workers to help in ICUs
The novel coronavirus forced an all-hands-on-deck situation at many hospitals. Doctors from different specialities pitched in to care for patients.
Business Insider Intelligence examines some of the major effects of the pandemic's spread on healthcare costs, as well as vaccine progress.
'A lot of nurses don't have a work ethic': An Atlanta drug rehab clinic is accused of firing its nursing staff during the pandemic
The clinic's director described the staff as lazy and questioned why nurses were being hailed as heroes.
Dispensed: The untold story of Moderna — Building a new future for medicine — Startups poised to take off
Welcomea彩平台 to Dispensed. Inside, why teams of healthcare workers spend their days flipping seriously ill coronavirus patients onto their stomachs.
Doctors and clinics who care for the poor have waited months for coronavirus stimulus cash. Here's why it's taking so long for them to get the money they need to stay open.
The Trump administration asked states for hospital and doctor banking data a month ago. Now, they're bracing to see how much money they'll get.
Google is working with health systems and tech firms to track coronavirus in every county using data from hospitals and cell phones
The project, dubbed the National Response Portal, is collecting data on coronavirus testing, ventilator use, and movement.
We got a look at Eaze's a彩平台 pitch deck, which shows vastly scaled back ambitions as the once-soaring cannabis startup shifts to a new strategy
We obtained documents outlining Eaze's financial projections in 2017 and a彩平台. They reveal vastly scaled back ambitions and a strategy shift.
Chasing a virus, glass shortages, and cold storage: 4 top execs leading the coronavirus vaccine race reveal how they're tackling the greatest challenges standing in their way
A coronavirus shot faces massive challenges in reaching the world and halting the pandemic. Here's how Big Pharma leaders are planning to succeed.
An inside look at Eaze's latest pitch deck reveals vastly scaled back ambitions from the once-soaring cannabis startup
Business Insider got a look at cannabis startup Eaze's financial projections from 2017 to a彩平台. The documents reveal vastly scaled back ambitions.
CVS allegedly charged local insurers $180.99 for blood pressure medication that they offered for $11.99 to people in their cash discount program.
Gilead built a $90 billion biotech colossus by treating viruses like HIV and hepatitis C. Now, the drugmaker is leading the coronavirus fight with the first effective treatment.
Gilead Sciences has spent the past three decades working on antiviral treatments for diseases like HIV, hepatitis C, and now the coronavirus.
Primary care startups that have been looking to shake up how Americans go to the doctor are moving online in the midst of the pandemic.
A new poll found one in 5 Americans said they'd refuse a COVID-19 vaccine, which companies are racing to create
The AP-NORC poll's results were unveiled on the same day when the US reached a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus.
More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey
By May 18, around 14% of Americans said they know someone who died from coronavirus, a study from Ipsos found.
The editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association explains how a medical study gets published
"Two-thirds of papers are rejected without external peer-review," JAMA's Howard Bauchner told Business Insider.
Teams of healthcare workers are spending their days flipping seriously ill coronavirus patients onto their stomachs to help them breathe. They say it save lives.
Flipping patients onto their stomachs to help them breathe has saved lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
62,000 healthcare workers in the US have tested positive for the coronavirus, the CDC says. The number is likely far higher.
It is the first CDC update in six weeks, in which time the number of US healthcare workers infected with COVID-19 has increased sevenfold.
A hospital lab director vetted a 'multitude' of coronavirus tests. Here are the ones that are the most accurate and how you should use them.
Dr. Robert Babkowski set out to find the best coronavirus tests for his hospital.
Hundreds of unmasked revelers enjoyed a 'MAGA Boat Parade' in South Carolina as American coronavirus death toll approaches 100,000
Charleston's harbor was dotted with boats carrying people who weren't wearing masks or maintaining social distance, while crowds lined up for photos.
Former FDA commissioner says reopened states are to blame for an increase in coronavirus hospitalizations
Scott Gottlieb called for people to reorient their social lives around people they trust, and to avoid large groups.
Meet the 26 healthcare startups that top VCs say are poised to take off amid the coronavirus pandemic
We asked 13 VCs from firms like Andreessen Horowitz and GV to pick startups about to take off, including ones they're not invested in.
Pharma giant Merck just jumped into the coronavirus race with 2 vaccine candidates slated to start human testing this year
Announcing 3 deals on Tuesday, Merck unveiled its top research efforts for a coronavirus vaccine as well as a potential antiviral treatment.
How the biotech upstart Moderna exploded into one of the most important startups of all time, leading the coronavirus vaccine race
The world is watching Moderna, in hopes that its experimental coronavirus vaccine can help halt the pandemic. Is the biotech ready for the spotlight?
Trudeau wants to give all Canadian workers 10 days of paid sick leave a year so they can weather a 2nd wave of the coronavirus
Prime Minister Trudeau said Canada will most likely see a second wave of COVID-19 cases in the winter, and he wants people to stay at a彩平台 if needed.
The CEO of $12 billion biotech Sarepta says the office may 'become an anachronism' as remote work upends the biotech industry
"I think I was wrong." Sarepta's CEO told us how the pandemic changed his views on working from a彩平台 and how the biotech spends its cash.
Doctors in London hospitals are using headsets from Microsoft to reduce the amount of staff coming into contact with COVID-19 patients
Doctors found they were able to reduce the number of staff coming into COVID contact by 80% using the HoloLens headsets.
Two hairstylists in Missouri may have exposed more than 140 clients to the coronavirus, health officials say
The stylists worked at a Great Clips hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, between May 12 and May 20 while symptomatic.
The coronavirus triggered 'sudden and devastating unemployment' among nannies, most of whom are women of color and their families' primary wage earners
About 95% of nannies are paid off the books, which makes them ineligible for unemployment insurance, stimulus checks, and other government benefits.
'The governor is a servant of the state. I am a servant of God': 3 pastors defend why they're leading the charge to reopen churches
Churches will follow "all appropriate safety precautions recommended by the CDC," an attorney said, "just as Costco and Walmart are required to do."
Harvard scientists are developing a coronavirus vaccine specifically for those most vulnerable: the elderly
Vaccines generally aren't as effective for the elderly. A Harvard lab is working on a COVID-19 vaccine that would be most effective for them.