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Starbucks Is Paying All Workers for the Next 30 Days, Even If They Choose to Stay Home

Coffee chain Starbucks has announced that it will be paying all employees for the next 30 days, regardless of whether or not they actually show up to work. This decision comes in the aftermath of an online petition, which urged the company to close all of its locations in order to keep workers safe during… Read More »

Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding.

In a move that worries many public health experts, the federal government is quietly shutting down a surveillance program for dangerous animal viruses that someday may infect humans. The United Nations Environment Program estimates that a new animal disease that can also infect humans is discovered every four months. Ending the program, experts fear, will… Read More »

Gilead’s Descovy nabs PrEP nod. Next step: Convert Truvada patients before generics hit

Clock’s ticking. After an expected FDA nod for Descovy as the second HIV PrEP drug, Gilead Sciences now has one year to convince its current Truvada takers to switch over before generics hit. The FDA approval is for Descovy use in men and transgender women for HIV prevention. The exclusion of cisgender women from the label… Read More »