Three suppliers failed to show that the Department of Veterans Affairs improperly terminated their contracts for millions of nitrile examination gloves to be used to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the US Court of Federal Claims ruled.
A resurgence in the number of worker deaths from Covid-19 in nursing homes, more than two years into the coronavirus pandemic, is making worker advocates anxious about OSHA’s schedule to enact a permanent rule to protect health-care employees from infections.
Cellex Inc. dropped its patent-infringement suit over the design of Siemens Healthineers AG’s Clinitest rapid Covid-19 antigen self-test just six days after filing the complaint, clearing the cloud it cast over their sizable sales, a filing in Delaware federal court says.
Two Pennsylvania nursing homes failed to convince the D.C. Circuit to hear interlocutory appeals from an out-of-circuit district court that refused to dismiss suits arising out of residents’ Covid-19 related deaths.
A consumer alleging the maker of FogAway touted the eyeglass spray as safe but concealed the presence of harmful “forever chemicals” may proceed with deception claims in a proposed class suit, a federal court in California said.
Vaccinated and masked college students had virtually no chance of catching Covid-19 in the classroom last fall, according to a sweeping study of 33,000 Boston University students that bolsters standard prevention measures.