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UnitedHealth Group said it will provide $50 million to support groups most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.The Minnetonka-based health care company said it would work…
Newly declared patients included a 2-year-old as concern grows about the virus' spread in long-term care facilities.
Minnesota researchers offered a detailed look at the predictive modeling that influenced Gov. Tim Walz's use of the strategy, saying the move could reduce predicted deaths by up to a third.
"I don't think it's likely that one vaccine alone is going to meet all the different needs we have," says Mayo's Dr. Gregory Poland.
A new COVID-19 test method would let patients swab their own noses for specimens at designated testing sites — an approach that could help with swab shortages and conserve dwindling supplies of protective gear for health care workers.
The state insurance exchange and UnitedHealthcare have launched special enrollment periods.
Physicians try coping with shortages in tests and supplies.
The Ramsey County resident who died March 19 was 80 to 89 years old with underlying health issues, according to officials. Nearly a third of the state's counties have been affected.
People lacking coverage can sign up beginning March 23.
Screening begins at the front door of medical centers.