Jim Cramer: Don’t Buy Regeneron Off of Its EUA Application With the FDA

Regeneron’s  (REGN) – Get Report monoclonal antibody treatment has been praised by President Donald Trump who took the treatment after he tested positive for the coronavirus and tweeted about it last week.

Regeneron now says that it will seek emergency use authorization from the Food & Drug Administration.

Regeneron said its REGN-COV2 treatment, a combination of two monoclonal antibodies, is designed to prevent the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The group has around 50,000 doses available for public use and said it would have doses available for “300,000 patients in total within the next few months” if the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) is approved.

President Trump was injected with the treatment last week, according to his physicians, and he claimed in a video released late Wednesday to “feel good immediately” and suggested that “it just me me better. I call that a cure.”

Regeneron’s REGN-COV2,

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Pelosi unveils 25th Amendment bid, questions Trump’s fitness to serve after COVID diagnosis

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation Friday that would allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove the president, insisting it’s not about President Donald Trump but inspired by the need for greater congressional oversight of his White House.

Pelosi has been raising questions about Trump’s mental fitness since his COVID-19 diagnosis and demanding more transparency about his health. The bill would set up a commission to assess the president’s ability to lead the country and ensure a continuity of government. It comes one year after Pelosi’s House launched impeachment proceedings against Trump.

“This is not about President Donald Trump — he will face the judgment of the voters,” Pelosi said at a press conference at the Capitol.

Just weeks before the Nov. 3 election, with no hopes of the bill becoming law, the rollout was quickly dismissed as a stunt by Trump’s

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Nebraska Medicine dealing with ‘security incident’ affecting IT systems

Nebraska Medicine continues to grapple with ‘security incident’ affecting IT systems

Officials said Monday that Nebraska Medicine was working to deal with a “security incident.”As of Tuesday afternoon, no fix had been made.”Nebraska Medicine is currently addressing a security incident affecting some of our IT systems. Our IT team is working tirelessly to restore the impacted systems and bring them back online, and we have engaged leading independent technical experts to support our efforts,” Taylor Wilson, Media Relations for Nebraska Medicine, said.Officials said alternative procedures are being used to minimize patient disruption.

Officials said Monday that Nebraska Medicine was working to deal with a “security incident.”

As of Tuesday afternoon, no fix had been made.

“Nebraska Medicine is currently addressing a security incident affecting some of our IT systems. Our IT team is working tirelessly to restore the impacted systems

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Hoverboard-riding dentist sentenced to 12 years for Medicaid fraud

An Anchorage dentist captured on video extracting a patient’s tooth as he rode a hoverboard was sentenced to 12 years for Medicaid fraud and other crimes.

Seth Lookhart’s antics “darn near killed some people,” Alaska Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton said at sentencing Monday.

“And then, after that,” the judge said, “you bragged about it in your texts.”

The 2016 hoverboard stunt, which took place as Lookhart performed a tooth extraction on a sedated patient, preceded a wider probe of his practices.

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Wolverton on Monday quoted that patient’s testimony from December: “What you did was outrageous, narcissistic and crazy,” Veronica Wilhelm told the court.

The 35-year-old dentist was convicted in January of more than 40 counts, including “unlawful dental acts,” reckless endangerment and Medicaid fraud.

Evidence presented at trial showed other patients were left unattended while sedated,

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Fauci warns of 300,000 to 400,000 coronavirus deaths

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned this week that the nation could see a surge of coronavirus cases and deaths in the coming months.

“The models tell us if we don’t do what we need to in the fall and winter, we could have 300,000-400,000 COVID-19 deaths,” Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in a virtual event Tuesday, according to a tweet by The American University in Washington.

“We’re facing a resurgence of the wave we began with,” he said.

Fauci made the remarks during a wide-ranging conversation with Sylvia Burwell, president of the university, during a Zoom livestream event for students and their families during virtual Family Week, the university said in a statement.

“The big topic that we’re all discussing right now is that we’re now at the point where we’re going to be entering into the fall

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Virtual nat’l athletic fitness championship gives athletes a chance to flex muscles during the lockdown

a woman posing for a picture: Among girls, national level gymnast Shraddha Talekar from Raigad clinched the top position. (HT PHOTO)

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Among girls, national level gymnast Shraddha Talekar from Raigad clinched the top position. (HT PHOTO)

The lockdown necessitated due to the Covid-19 pandemic, social distancing norms and other restrictions have forced athletes to stay away from sports facilities. In order to infuse energy into the dull routine of players, the directorate of sports and youth services of Maharashtra organised a virtual national level athletics fitness championship.

It turned out to be a very good initiative as 2,500 persons from across the country participated in the championship. Since it was an open championship along with athletes, schoolchildren, and people from other professions also participated in it.

“Government of India has started the Fit India Movement after which between August 15 and October 2, the Fit India Freedom run was launched. Both of these activities were based on the willingness of the people. On the same lines,

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Nebraska Medicine says normal operations should resume ‘in days’ after cyberattack | Local News

The statement did not include any further information about the attack’s nature, extent or origins .

Officials noted in the statement that attacks on health care organizations are “rapidly increasing, and we are constantly assessing our security measures to help prevent cyber security incidents.”

With the advent of electronic health records, health systems collect and store a significant amount of information about patients.

Other hospital systems have had to deal with computer security problems. In February 2019, a device brought into a CHI Health location by a third-party vendor introduced a virus, also known as malware, into the health system’s network.

In 2018, Anthem Inc., the nation’s second-largest health insurer, agreed to pay the federal government what was then a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in what was labeled at the time as the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, the Associated Press reported.


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Dentist recorded extracting tooth while on hoverboard gets 12 years behind bars

An Alaska dentist who was recorded extracting a patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Alaska dentist Seth Lookhart, pictured, is on trial after allegedly riding a hoverboard while extracting a sedated patient’s tooth.

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Alaska dentist Seth Lookhart, pictured, is on trial after allegedly riding a hoverboard while extracting a sedated patient’s tooth.

Seth Lookhart was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday in Anchorage Superior Court on dozens of charges, including Medicaid fraud, reckless endangerment and unlawful dental acts, the Anchorage Daily News reported. What’s more, the ex-dentist will not be allowed to practice medicine during his 10-year probation period after his eventual release.

“In reviewing all this over and over again, I have this visceral response — you darn near killed some people,” Judge Michael Wolverton said.

The 2016 hoverboard cellphone video — which shows Lookhart doing dental work on a sedated patient before zipping down the hall in

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NGO transplants tree from govt. hospital in Tiruppur

Amid the construction works at Tiruppur Government Medical College Hospital, members of an NGO stepped in to transplant a decades old peepal tree from its premises on Thursday.

Estimated to be around 75 years old, the tree was initially planned to be felled for the construction purposes, said J. Gnanavelan, co-founder of the NGO Green ‘n’ Clean. Upon hearing this, he and founder A. Senthilkumar met with the hospital’s Dean Valli Sathyamoorthy in September requesting to not cut the tree and allow the organisation to help with the transplantation, he said.

After receiving the no-objection certificate (NOC) from the hospital, the team from the NGO proceeded to commence the transplantation process. Mr. Gnanavelan said that its branches were cut off and the trunk with the roots was lifted using an earthmover, which was transported to a private land in the Tiruppur Corporation limits on Thursday night for transplantation. “We have

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Why Donald Trump’s Aides Don’t Stand Up to Him

Few would dare. Inside the White House, aides created a kind of alternative reality in which the threat is always receding, the boss always prevailing. In meetings with the president, “no one likes to tell him that some areas are catching fire” because of the virus, another senior administration official told me. “They only say, ‘Oh, we’re turning the corner.’ That goes on there all the time. There’s always a reluctance to talk about bad news. That permeates all the discussions.”

Olivia Troye attended every meeting of the White House’s coronavirus task force until her resignation in August. Signs posted in the West Wing urged people to wear masks, which sat in a basket near one of the entrances. Yet she felt conspicuous peer pressure to forgo them, which is likely how Trump wanted it. He practices a kind of mask avoidance, and his staff followed suit. Wearing a mask

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