February 24, 2020
The NHS in England has announced that it is piloting home testing for coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK went up to 13 on Sunday (23 February).
Professor Keith Willett, NHS strategic incident director for coronavirus, said this would help limit the spread of the infection.
But those concerned are advised to contact NHS 111 and the public cautioned to follow public...
April 29, 2019
Personalized wellness company Arivale has shut down its consumer operations, according to a statement posted on the company's website. MedCityNews first spotted the post.
"Regrettably, effective today, we are terminating our consumer program," the team wrote in an unsigned note. "Our decision to do so is attributable to the simple fact that the cost of providing the service exceeds what our...
March 28, 2018
Dublin, Ireland and New York City-based LetsGetChecked has raised $12 million in first round funding to support the development of its end-to-end at-home lab test business. Optum Ventures led the round, and Chinese VC firm Qiming Venture Partners also contributed.
“We started in the UK where everything’s free, you know?” founder Peter Foley told MobiHealthNews. “So we demonstrated that people...