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- U.K. puts Oxford vaccine into action as COVID spreads fast
An 82-year-old dialysis
patient and a scientist who helped develop the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine were among the first in the world to get the shot outside of trials.
CBS News. Monday, 4 Jan 2021.
- Kidney patients are more at risk of Covid than over-80s as one in 30 dialysis patients has died
So far, 662 of 20,000 kidney dialysis
patients have succumbed to coronavirus. Another 564 people who received kidney transplants have also lost their lives to the deadly virus.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 13 Dec 2020.
- With 'a lot to lose,' dialysis firms spend big, become California power players
Over the past four years, the dialysis
industry has spent $233 million to influence California politics, both to stop union-backed ballot measures and curry favor with key lawmakers.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020.
- FibroGen's (FGEN) Evrenzo Approved in Japan for Another Indication
FibroGen's (FGEN) Evrenzo (roxadustat) wins second approval in Japan for treating anemia caused by chronic kidney disease in non-dialysis-dependent patients.
Zacks. Monday, 30 Nov 2020.
- People Are Choosing Kidney Dialysis at H
A new Medicare program aims to increase the proportion of patients using home dialysis
and receiving transplants.
New York Times. Monday, 16 Nov 2020.
- DaVita (DVA) Earnings Beat Estimates in Q3, Revenues Miss
DaVita (DVA) saw strength in dialysis
services in the United States in the third quarter.
Zacks. Friday, 30 Oct 2020.
- Warren Buffett Dials Down DaVita Stake
Guru trims long-held position in dialysis
Forbes. Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020.
- Racial Disparities And Renal Dialysis: Aligning Payment Systems With Health Equity
Closing racial disparities in healthcare is a critical imperative for Medicare. Nowhere is this more important than in the treatment of kidney disease - where decisions on how care is paid for in Medicare could drive a racial divide.
Forbes. Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020.
- Endorsement: No on Prop 23. It would raise costs and not improve kidney patients' care
A labor-backed proposal to require dialysis
clinics to have doctors on duty whenever patients are being treated would inflate costs while producing no clear benefit for patients.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 9 Sep 2020.
- Nearly half of COVID-19 patients at a New York City developed severe kidney damage
A new report from Mount Sinai found that one-fifth coronavirus patients that developed acute kidney injury needed to be placed on dialysis
immediately because the damage was so severe.
Daily Mail. Monday, 3 Aug 2020.
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