Over 82 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been wasted since the start of the pandemic, including roughly 11% distributed by the federal government, according to the Center for Disease Control.Read More
CVS to Hire 15,000 Employees in Preparation for Flu Season, COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
CVS Health announced that it would bring on approximately 15,000 additional workers in preparation for the upcoming flu season and an expected rise in coronavirus cases before the distribution of an eventual vaccine.
The hirings will take place before the year’s end, the company said Monday in a statement. Though most of the positions are temporary, many could transition into full-time positions, CVS said.Read More
Lawsuit Filed Against Minnesota Pharmacists for Refusing to Dispense Emergency Contraception
A new lawsuit accuses two rural Minnesota pharmacies of “illegal discrimination based on sex” because they refused to fill a prescription for emergency contraceptives.Read More
Drug Pricing War That Led CVS and Walmart to Part Ways Will Disproportionately Impact Rural Communities
by Evie Fordham Walmart and CVS Health’s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) division announced they’re parting ways Tuesday, and it’s a split that could disproportionately impact rural patients, health care entrepreneur Dave Chase told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The split was brought on by a pricing dispute and means…Read More