Weekly line: The 5 biggest coronavirus myths, busted

There are certain 'recurring themes' of disease outbreaks that are once again emerging as the new coronavirus nears pandemic status—and one of those is the rampant spread of misinformation about the virus. Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli busts the five biggest myths we've seen about the new coronavirus.

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CDC fixes coronavirus testing kit error, lifts restrictions on patient testing

CDC this week informed state officials that it has fixed a problem with the coronavirus test kits it is sending to state health labs and expanded the agency's criteria for testing patients for the virus.

Whistleblower alleges HHS sent untrained workers without proper gear to meet Wuhan evacuees

HHS sent federal workers without proper training or protective gear to help Americans who were evacuated from the epicenter of the current coronavirus epidemic, according to a whistleblower complaint filed Wednesday by a senior HHS official.

FDA redefines insulin as a 'biologic.' Here's why that's a big deal.

FDA last week published a final rule that classifies insulin as a biologic product, a move that the agency says could increase market competition and lower the cost of the drug.

Around the nation: Philadelphia to get the nation's 1st supervised injection site

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the nonprofit in a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice that aimed to block the site's establishment, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington.

Want to host the perfect meeting? Follow these 4 steps.

Many managers believe the key to a successful meeting is to have an agenda, but research has shown merely having an agenda isn't enough, Steven Rogelberg, a professor at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, writes for Harvard Business Review, where he offers his insights on how to have a successful meeting.

Should older adults get cognitive screenings? It's complicated.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in a recommendation statement published Tuesday in JAMA declined to endorse or oppose cognitive screening for older adults, shining new light on an ongoing discussion about the benefits and harms of the practice, Judith Graham reports for Kaiser Health News.

Weekend reads: Was Syphilis a 17th century fashion influencer?

The friendly robots coming to stores nationwide, how to differentiate between stress and anxiety, and more.