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Trump to announce $750 million deal with Abbott for at least 150 million rapid coronavirus tests

President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday the purchase of 150 million rapid Covid-19 tests as part of a $ 750 million agreement with Abbott Laboratories, a White House official confirmed.  Trump plans to use his speech at the Republican National Convention to announce the deal, the official said. “This is a major development that… Read More »

Rapid Medical Device Manufacturing for COVID-19 Response: Interview with Vicki Holt, CEO, Protolabs

The COVID-19 pandemic rumbles on, and the response to contain and delay the virus is astronomical, with billions of dollars and enormous levels of labor and material resources being deployed to meet the challenge. One of the major bottlenecks in combatting the virus is a lack of testing supplies and essential equipment, such as respirators,… Read More »