In the last week of July, just 56% of tests were completed within three days, according to government data provided by the Department of Health and Human Services. For all of July, only 45% of tests were completed in that timeframe. On July 27, Quest Diagnostics, one of the largest commercial labs in the country, reported one-week turnaround times for anybody who wasn't a hospital patient or health care worker with symptoms, although these have improved in the last two weeks as the number of new cases subsided in many states. On August 10, Quest said it was now averaging a two- to three-day turnaround. … [Read more...] about High demand for COVID tests has pushed labs to their limit. Will they be ready for fall?
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“The real value in a college athlete’s name, image and likeness rights comes in their ability to do what are called group licensing deals. With a group licensing deal, you could hypothetically go back to EA Sports and say hey, we are willing to appear in your very popular, now-defunct video game series, but we want a part of the profits,” said Jessop. “What a trade association would allow them to do is deal with the hard part of group licensing which is getting the group together having them all sign over their rights to the trade association and allow them to go into the marketplace to find the best deal. At a minimum that’s what we’re going to see emerge. We were going to see that before the pandemic struck and we needed clear return to play protocols.” … [Read more...] about ‘If They Want To Do This, They Need To Do It Now’: Sports Law Professor Alica Jessop On College Football Players Union Push
It would reimpose the arms embargo, ban Iran from developing ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and reimpose targeted sanctions on dozens of individuals and entities. States would also be urged to inspect shipments to and from Iran and authorized to seize any banned cargo. … [Read more...] about Explainer: The U.S. push to extend U.N. arms embargo on Iran
No. While there were rumors that some schools were organizing or creating pods in San Francisco, that wasn’t exactly true. Some school leaders are trying to work with parents to ensure that all students have access to that kind of support, but the schools are not providing pods or paying for them. In San Francisco, city officials will be providing child care and educational hubs for low-income families and children of essential workers. … [Read more...] about Bay Area back to school amid pandemic: Everything you need to know about the new school year
— Middlesex Cricket (@Middlesex_CCC) August 6, 2020A major change this year has been the fact that streams no longer have to appear 'unlisted' on YouTube, meaning they are now accessible from club's profile pages and in search results. Somerset realised how much traffic they were missing out on when a pre-season friendly against Cardiff MCCU (which fell outside the terms of the broadcast deal) attracted thousands of views via search results, with Pakistani fans keen to watch Azhar Ali bat live. … [Read more...] about Full stream ahead for counties while Somerset avert twin Overton departures