CDC privately admitted it failed to track coronavirus months ago

CDC officials wrote that 'most jurisdictions have been forced to abandon monitoring because the number of monitorees exceeds the capacity' in a June contract with R&D firm Mitre, Forbes found.
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Authors: Azar MM, Shin JJ, Kang I, Landry M Abstract INTRODUCTION: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can trigger a cytokine response storm (CRS) that is associated with high mortality but for which the underlying pathophysiology and diagnostics are not yet well characterized. This review provides an overview of the underlying immune profile of COVID-19-related CRS as well as laboratory markers for acute diagnosis and chronic follow-up of patients with SARS-CoV-2 and CRS. Areas covered: Innate and acquired immune profiles in COVID-19-CRS, RNA-detection methods for SARS-CoV-2 in the setting of CRS including factors that...
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The success of L.A. Unified's massive testing program depends on SummerBio, a company just started by a former business associate of Supt. Austin Beutner. The deal came outside the district's normal contracting process, under Beutner's emergency powers.
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