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Virus deaths top 250,000 as billions pledged for vaccine push

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Virus deaths top 250,000 as billions pledged for vaccine push Virus deaths top 250,000 as billions pledged for vaccine push Credit: CC0 Public Domain The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped a quarter of a million on Tuesday, with the US government predicting a further surge in fatalities …

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    COVID-19 coronavirus could cost the US billions in medical expenses

    COVID-19 coronavirus could cost the US billions in medical expenses

    COVID-19 coronavirus could cost the US billions in medical expenses COVID-19 coronavirus could cost the US billions in medical expenses Estimated COVID-19 coronavirus health care costs based on percent of US population infected. Credit: CUNY SPH One of the major concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has been the burden …

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      Prevention of type 2 diabetes saves billions in spending

      Prevention of type 2 diabetes saves billions in spending 1

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain Prevention of type 2 diabetes is a good example of specific action that improves wellbeing and helps to curtail public spending. A project focusing on the prevention of type 2 diabetes is being planned, with a research team led by Professor Janne Martikainen from the University …

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        Medicare could save billions if allowed to negotiate insulin prices

        Medicare could save billions if allowed to negotiate insulin prices 2

        (HealthDay)—If you don’t need insulin, you probably haven’t paid much attention to its skyrocketing cost, but new research shows that exorbitant drug pricing eventually affects everyone. The study found that in 2017, Medicare spent nearly $8 billion on insulin. The researchers said that if Medicare were allowed to negotiate drug …

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