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Southern California police accuse man of coronavirus price gouging

Southern California police accuse man of coronavirus price gouging

Jose Caretto, 51, was selling toilet paper and sanitary wipes at more than 300% above retail, detectives say. Read full article: Southern California police accuse man of...→

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Price controls are a counterproductive way to bring down the cost of vaccines and drugs to treat diseases. They'd not only result in shortages but also make it [...] Read full article: Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, pric...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

As part an ongoing effort to reign in pandemic profiteering, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday that his office has stopped a Little Can [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office ac...→

Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Five questions answered about a promising, problematic and unproven use for an antimalarial drug | MinnPost

Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Five questions answered about a promising, problematic and unproven use for an antimalarial drug | MinnPost

So far, there is no consensus about whether the drugs are safe and effective for treating COVID-19, as it is still very early in the testing process. Read full article: Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Fiv...→

Texas firm accused of price-gouging by auctioning 750,000 medical masks

Texas firm accused of price-gouging by auctioning 750,000 medical masks

State prosecutors allege company auctioned N95 masks, hand sanitizer and other supplies needed against coronavirus. Read full article: Texas firm accused of price-gouging by a...→

UIC testing antiviral drug against the coronavirus as hospital sees ‘surge’ of cases

UIC testing antiviral drug against the coronavirus as hospital sees ‘surge’ of cases

The study will test how effective remdesivir, an antiviral drug first tested on ebola, could be in helping patients who have contracted COVID-19 recover. Read full article: UIC testing antiviral drug against the c...→

Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price Gouging

Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price Gouging

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and county sheriff’s officials are asking people to report novel coronavirus-related scams, price gouging, and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, St...→

Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce experimental drug?

Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce experimental drug?

No one yet knows if a Bay Area medicine can help save the lives of coronavirus patients. Yet demand is so high, and desperation so great, that Gilead Bioscienc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce e...→

Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response bill: 'We needed bipartisan support and there was a price to pay'

Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response bill: 'We needed bipartisan support and there was a price to pay'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin joined Fox News' "Hannity" Wednesday to break down the compromise coronavirus aid bill that the Senate was set to vote on lat [...] Read full article: Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response b...→

States ask big tech to step up vigilance against online price-gouging

States ask big tech to step up vigilance against online price-gouging

A group of 32 US states have a message for the nation’s leading online platforms: You are not doing enough to stop price gouging amid the coronavirus crisis. I [...] Read full article: States ask big tech to step up vigilance...→

Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Complaints Surge As Shoppers Stock Up On Food, Supplies

Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Complaints Surge As Shoppers Stock Up On Food, Supplies

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office said the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has received 190 complaints about price gouging so far this month [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Co...→

Amazon says it's removed 500K items, suspended 4K accounts due to price gouging

Amazon says it's removed 500K items, suspended 4K accounts due to price gouging

Amazon says it removed more than "half a million" items from its platform and suspended nearly 4,000 accounts due to price gouging amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Amazon says it's removed 500K items, sus...→

San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin said his office will not tolerate anyone exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic by committing hate crimes, pr [...] Read full article: San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, P...→

NJ mom fights to get experimental drug for son, 25, in critical condition from coronavirus

NJ mom fights to get experimental drug for son, 25, in critical condition from coronavirus

New Jersey resident Jack Allard, 25, is fighting for his life after testing positive for the coronavirus last week, but his family says an experimental drug cr [...] Read full article: NJ mom fights to get experimental drug f...→

Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coronavirus Outbreak Says Landlord Is Also Price Gouging

Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coronavirus Outbreak Says Landlord Is Also Price Gouging

While most are pulling together in this time, some tenants feel their landlords are pulling apart old norms.  Read full article: Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coron...→

Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare disease treatment’ status

Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare disease treatment’ status

The pharmaceutical giant that makes a promising coronavirus drug has registered it as a rare disease treatment with U.S. regulators, a status that can potentia [...] Read full article: Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare...→

French expert says second study shows malaria drug helps fight coronavirus - Breitbart

French expert says second study shows malaria drug helps fight coronavirus - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) - The controversial French professor who believes the anti-malaria drug chloroquine can help beat the coronavirus, has claimed that a new Read full article: French expert says second study shows ma...→

Coronavirus patients taken off ventilators after getting experimental HIV drug

Coronavirus patients taken off ventilators after getting experimental HIV drug

Two coronavirus patients in New York City are off ventilators and out of intensive care after they received an experimental drug to treat HIV and breast cancer [...] Read full article: Coronavirus patients taken off ventilato...→

Houston auctioneer sued for alleged price gouging of 750,000 face masks

Houston auctioneer sued for alleged price gouging of 750,000 face masks

A Texas-based auctioneer is being sued by the state for alleged price gouging in the sale of 750,000 high-quality face masks and other desperately-needed suppl [...] Read full article: Houston auctioneer sued for alleged pric...→

WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘Historic’ Coronavirus Drug Trial

WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘Historic’ Coronavirus Drug Trial

The first patients in a “historic” drug trial to test treatments for the coronavirus have been enrolled in Norway and Spain, World Health Organization official [...] Read full article: WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘...→

DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charged $150 for virus test to be investigated for price gouging

DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charged $150 for virus test to be investigated for price gouging

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said a local hospital is being investigated for price gouging. In a Friday afternoon press conference, DeSanti [...] Read full article: DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charg...→

Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Treatment in Short Supply for North Texans with Autoimmune Disease

Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Treatment in Short Supply for North Texans with Autoimmune Disease

Every day since Christmas morning 2017, 11-year-old Meredith Salazar has taken Plaquenil to treat lupus. “If I didn’t take it, I could go into organ damage and [...] Read full article: Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Trea...→

Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some Try To ‘Stockpile’ It For Potential Coronavirus Treatment

Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some Try To ‘Stockpile’ It For Potential Coronavirus Treatment

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy has issued an emergency order limiting orders of a drug that may help treat COVID-19. Read full article: Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some T...→

Florida coronavirus patient has warning about anti-malaria drug touted by Trump

Florida coronavirus patient has warning about anti-malaria drug touted by Trump

Rio Giardinieri, 52, said he returned to his Miami Shores home Tuesday night and is recovering well after being prescribed hydroxychloroquine, according to Yah [...] Read full article: Florida coronavirus patient has warning ...→

HHS implements anti-price gouging order amid coronavirus outbreak

HHS implements anti-price gouging order amid coronavirus outbreak

The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday implemented President Trump’s executive order to prevent the hoarding of certain health and medical res [...] Read full article: HHS implements anti-price gouging order ...→

Coronavirus In Chicago: Package Of Toilet Paper For $49,000? Officials Vow To Punish Online Price-Gougers

City and state consumer fraud officials are warning tonight about online price gouging by sellers seeking excessive profits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus In Chicago: Package Of Toile...→

AG Nessel urging online retailers like Amazon, eBay and more to monitor price-gouging

AG Nessel urging online retailers like Amazon, eBay and more to monitor price-gouging

Michigan Attorney General joined a coalition of attorneys general on Wednesday reminding major online retailers to monitor price-gouging amid the COVID-19 outb [...] Read full article: AG Nessel urging online retailers like A...→

Doctor, former Kansas governor says coronavirus patients 'doing better' in testing with anti-malaria drug

Doctor, former Kansas governor says coronavirus patients 'doing better' in testing with anti-malaria drug

Anti-malaria drugs -- like hydroxychloroquine -- which are being used to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are showing positive results, former Kansas gove [...] Read full article: Doctor, former Kansas governor says coro...→

Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care

Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care

Hydroxychloroquine, a medicine for malaria that President Donald Trump has touted as a treatment for coronavirus, was no more effective than conventional care, [...] Read full article: Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Bette...→

Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treatment Being Hoarded, Leaving Patients In Need Without

Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treatment Being Hoarded, Leaving Patients In Need Without

A drug that President Donald Trump has touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus is now in short supply. Read full article: Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treat...→

Cuba uses

Cuba uses "wonder drug" to fight coronavirus around the world despite U.S. sanctions

Cuban Medical Brigades have deployed to dozens of countries around the world, providing life-saving personnel and products such as Interferon Alpha-2B Recombin [...] Read full article: Cuba uses "wonder drug" to fight coronav...→

Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus bonus: Manhattan hotel stays

Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus bonus: Manhattan hotel stays

Some inmates released from Rikers Island amid the coronavirus outbreak are being housed at a shuttered Manhattan hotel, The Post has learned. At least 61 rooms [...] Read full article: Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus...→

Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of heroin, meth and fentanyl

Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of heroin, meth and fentanyl

The coronavirus pandemic is driving up the price of heroin, methamphetamine and fentanyl as Mexican cartels scramble to get their hands on Chinese-manufactured [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of ...→

Data shows Amazon raised prices during pandemic alongside sellers accused of price gouging

Data shows Amazon raised prices during pandemic alongside sellers accused of price gouging

ABC Action News I-Team has learned that while those sellers were making big profits off customers’ fear and misery, Amazon substantially raised its own prices [...] Read full article: Data shows Amazon raised prices during p...→

DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital under investigation for price gouging after $150 virus tests

DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital under investigation for price gouging after $150 virus tests

DeSantis did not name the hospital during the press conference, however, his office confirmed to 7News that the facility in question is Larkin Community Hospit [...] Read full article: DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital unde...→

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to Search for Coronavirus Drug

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to Search for Coronavirus Drug

Billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have joined forces to work on finding a treatment for the coronavirus as the United States becomes the center of th [...] Read full article: Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to S...→

Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

Unlimited had bidding on N95 respirator masks reaching as high as $180 for a package of 16 masks. Amazon sold a set of 100 for $4.21 in late January. Read full article: Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 ...→

Illinois attorney general takes action on price gouging, warns of COVID-19 scams

Illinois attorney general takes action on price gouging, warns of COVID-19 scams

The Illinois attorney general's office has been working with a reduced and mostly remote staff the last 10 days, but it continues to warn against COVID-19-rela [...] Read full article: Illinois attorney general takes action o...→

Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of Critical Drug Shortages If Supply Chain Info Isn't Made Public

Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of Critical Drug Shortages If Supply Chain Info Isn't Made Public

Infectious disease researchers at the University of Minnesota are urging pharmaceutical companies to be transparent about their supply chains as the coronaviru [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of ...→

Doctors are prescribing drug that may help treat coronavirus for family and friends:

Doctors are prescribing drug that may help treat coronavirus for family and friends: "Unethical and selfish"

The increased demand for hydroxychloroquine is making it harder​ for people who need it to control their chronic diseases to get it. Read full article: Doctors are prescribing drug that may he...→

De Blasio and DCWP file charges against repeat offenders of price gouging regulations - amNewYork

BY BETH DEDMAN Mayor Bill de Blasio and Lorelai Salas, the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Commissioner, filed a case against Metro Drugs Read full article: De Blasio and DCWP file charges against ...→

Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Public Advocate Williams says

Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Public Advocate Williams says

Price gouging is rampant across New York City amid the coronavirus crisis, Public Advocate Williams says. Read full article: Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Pub...→

Economists: Federal crackdown on coronavirus-related price gouging may do more harm than good

Economists: Federal crackdown on coronavirus-related price gouging may do more harm than good

More than 6,000 complaints of coronavirus-related price gouging have flooded into state attorneys-general offices across the country, according to The Washingt [...] Read full article: Economists: Federal crackdown on coronav...→

Riverside County DA Establishes Price Gouging Hotline For Residents During Coronavirus Emergency

Riverside County DA Establishes Price Gouging Hotline For Residents During Coronavirus Emergency

The hotline, set up by the District Attorney's Office Bureau of Investigations, allows residents to file complaints if they believe a business is engaged in pr [...] Read full article: Riverside County DA Establishes Price Go...→

Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus bonus: Manhattan hotel stays

Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus bonus: Manhattan hotel stays

Some inmates released from Rikers Island amid the coronavirus outbreak are being housed at a shuttered Manhattan hotel, The Post has learned. At least 61 rooms [...] Read full article: Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus...→

Coronavirus patients taken off ventilators after getting experimental HIV drug

Coronavirus patients taken off ventilators after getting experimental HIV drug

Two coronavirus patients in New York City are off ventilators and out of intensive care after they received an experimental drug to treat HIV and breast cancer [...] Read full article: Coronavirus patients taken off ventilato...→

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Price controls are a counterproductive way to bring down the cost of vaccines and drugs to treat diseases. They'd not only result in shortages but also make it [...] Read full article: Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, pric...→

Data shows Amazon raised prices during pandemic alongside sellers accused of price gouging

Data shows Amazon raised prices during pandemic alongside sellers accused of price gouging

ABC Action News I-Team has learned that while those sellers were making big profits off customers’ fear and misery, Amazon substantially raised its own prices [...] Read full article: Data shows Amazon raised prices during p...→

WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘Historic’ Coronavirus Drug Trial

WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘Historic’ Coronavirus Drug Trial

The first patients in a “historic” drug trial to test treatments for the coronavirus have been enrolled in Norway and Spain, World Health Organization official [...] Read full article: WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘...→

Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Five questions answered about a promising, problematic and unproven use for an antimalarial drug | MinnPost

Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Five questions answered about a promising, problematic and unproven use for an antimalarial drug | MinnPost

So far, there is no consensus about whether the drugs are safe and effective for treating COVID-19, as it is still very early in the testing process. Read full article: Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Fiv...→

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to Search for Coronavirus Drug

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to Search for Coronavirus Drug

Billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have joined forces to work on finding a treatment for the coronavirus as the United States becomes the center of th [...] Read full article: Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to S...→

Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Treatment in Short Supply for North Texans with Autoimmune Disease

Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Treatment in Short Supply for North Texans with Autoimmune Disease

Every day since Christmas morning 2017, 11-year-old Meredith Salazar has taken Plaquenil to treat lupus. “If I didn’t take it, I could go into organ damage and [...] Read full article: Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Trea...→

UIC testing antiviral drug against the coronavirus as hospital sees ‘surge’ of cases

UIC testing antiviral drug against the coronavirus as hospital sees ‘surge’ of cases

The study will test how effective remdesivir, an antiviral drug first tested on ebola, could be in helping patients who have contracted COVID-19 recover. Read full article: UIC testing antiviral drug against the c...→

Illinois attorney general takes action on price gouging, warns of COVID-19 scams

Illinois attorney general takes action on price gouging, warns of COVID-19 scams

The Illinois attorney general's office has been working with a reduced and mostly remote staff the last 10 days, but it continues to warn against COVID-19-rela [...] Read full article: Illinois attorney general takes action o...→

Florida coronavirus patient has warning about anti-malaria drug touted by Trump

Florida coronavirus patient has warning about anti-malaria drug touted by Trump

Rio Giardinieri, 52, said he returned to his Miami Shores home Tuesday night and is recovering well after being prescribed hydroxychloroquine, according to Yah [...] Read full article: Florida coronavirus patient has warning ...→

Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce experimental drug?

Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce experimental drug?

No one yet knows if a Bay Area medicine can help save the lives of coronavirus patients. Yet demand is so high, and desperation so great, that Gilead Bioscienc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce e...→

Doctors are prescribing drug that may help treat coronavirus for family and friends:

Doctors are prescribing drug that may help treat coronavirus for family and friends: "Unethical and selfish"

The increased demand for hydroxychloroquine is making it harder​ for people who need it to control their chronic diseases to get it. Read full article: Doctors are prescribing drug that may he...→

Coronavirus In Chicago: Package Of Toilet Paper For $49,000? Officials Vow To Punish Online Price-Gougers

City and state consumer fraud officials are warning tonight about online price gouging by sellers seeking excessive profits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus In Chicago: Package Of Toile...→

States ask big tech to step up vigilance against online price-gouging

States ask big tech to step up vigilance against online price-gouging

A group of 32 US states have a message for the nation’s leading online platforms: You are not doing enough to stop price gouging amid the coronavirus crisis. I [...] Read full article: States ask big tech to step up vigilance...→

De Blasio and DCWP file charges against repeat offenders of price gouging regulations - amNewYork

BY BETH DEDMAN Mayor Bill de Blasio and Lorelai Salas, the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Commissioner, filed a case against Metro Drugs Read full article: De Blasio and DCWP file charges against ...→

Doctor, former Kansas governor says coronavirus patients 'doing better' in testing with anti-malaria drug

Doctor, former Kansas governor says coronavirus patients 'doing better' in testing with anti-malaria drug

Anti-malaria drugs -- like hydroxychloroquine -- which are being used to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are showing positive results, former Kansas gove [...] Read full article: Doctor, former Kansas governor says coro...→

Amazon says it's removed 500K items, suspended 4K accounts due to price gouging

Amazon says it's removed 500K items, suspended 4K accounts due to price gouging

Amazon says it removed more than "half a million" items from its platform and suspended nearly 4,000 accounts due to price gouging amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Amazon says it's removed 500K items, sus...→

NJ mom fights to get experimental drug for son, 25, in critical condition from coronavirus

NJ mom fights to get experimental drug for son, 25, in critical condition from coronavirus

New Jersey resident Jack Allard, 25, is fighting for his life after testing positive for the coronavirus last week, but his family says an experimental drug cr [...] Read full article: NJ mom fights to get experimental drug f...→

Riverside County DA Establishes Price Gouging Hotline For Residents During Coronavirus Emergency

Riverside County DA Establishes Price Gouging Hotline For Residents During Coronavirus Emergency

The hotline, set up by the District Attorney's Office Bureau of Investigations, allows residents to file complaints if they believe a business is engaged in pr [...] Read full article: Riverside County DA Establishes Price Go...→

Cuba uses

Cuba uses "wonder drug" to fight coronavirus around the world despite U.S. sanctions

Cuban Medical Brigades have deployed to dozens of countries around the world, providing life-saving personnel and products such as Interferon Alpha-2B Recombin [...] Read full article: Cuba uses "wonder drug" to fight coronav...→

Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare disease treatment’ status

Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare disease treatment’ status

The pharmaceutical giant that makes a promising coronavirus drug has registered it as a rare disease treatment with U.S. regulators, a status that can potentia [...] Read full article: Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare...→

French expert says second study shows malaria drug helps fight coronavirus - Breitbart

French expert says second study shows malaria drug helps fight coronavirus - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) - The controversial French professor who believes the anti-malaria drug chloroquine can help beat the coronavirus, has claimed that a new Read full article: French expert says second study shows ma...→

Southern California police accuse man of coronavirus price gouging

Southern California police accuse man of coronavirus price gouging

Jose Caretto, 51, was selling toilet paper and sanitary wipes at more than 300% above retail, detectives say. Read full article: Southern California police accuse man of...→

Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of heroin, meth and fentanyl

Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of heroin, meth and fentanyl

The coronavirus pandemic is driving up the price of heroin, methamphetamine and fentanyl as Mexican cartels scramble to get their hands on Chinese-manufactured [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of ...→

Houston auctioneer sued for alleged price gouging of 750,000 face masks

Houston auctioneer sued for alleged price gouging of 750,000 face masks

A Texas-based auctioneer is being sued by the state for alleged price gouging in the sale of 750,000 high-quality face masks and other desperately-needed suppl [...] Read full article: Houston auctioneer sued for alleged pric...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

As part an ongoing effort to reign in pandemic profiteering, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday that his office has stopped a Little Can [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office ac...→

DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital under investigation for price gouging after $150 virus tests

DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital under investigation for price gouging after $150 virus tests

DeSantis did not name the hospital during the press conference, however, his office confirmed to 7News that the facility in question is Larkin Community Hospit [...] Read full article: DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital unde...→

DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charged $150 for virus test to be investigated for price gouging

DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charged $150 for virus test to be investigated for price gouging

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said a local hospital is being investigated for price gouging. In a Friday afternoon press conference, DeSanti [...] Read full article: DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charg...→

Texas firm accused of price-gouging by auctioning 750,000 medical masks

Texas firm accused of price-gouging by auctioning 750,000 medical masks

State prosecutors allege company auctioned N95 masks, hand sanitizer and other supplies needed against coronavirus. Read full article: Texas firm accused of price-gouging by a...→

Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

Unlimited had bidding on N95 respirator masks reaching as high as $180 for a package of 16 masks. Amazon sold a set of 100 for $4.21 in late January. Read full article: Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 ...→

Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some Try To ‘Stockpile’ It For Potential Coronavirus Treatment

Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some Try To ‘Stockpile’ It For Potential Coronavirus Treatment

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy has issued an emergency order limiting orders of a drug that may help treat COVID-19. Read full article: Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some T...→

Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price Gouging

Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price Gouging

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and county sheriff’s officials are asking people to report novel coronavirus-related scams, price gouging, and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, St...→

Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of Critical Drug Shortages If Supply Chain Info Isn't Made Public

Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of Critical Drug Shortages If Supply Chain Info Isn't Made Public

Infectious disease researchers at the University of Minnesota are urging pharmaceutical companies to be transparent about their supply chains as the coronaviru [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of ...→

HHS implements anti-price gouging order amid coronavirus outbreak

HHS implements anti-price gouging order amid coronavirus outbreak

The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday implemented President Trump’s executive order to prevent the hoarding of certain health and medical res [...] Read full article: HHS implements anti-price gouging order ...→

Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response bill: 'We needed bipartisan support and there was a price to pay'

Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response bill: 'We needed bipartisan support and there was a price to pay'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin joined Fox News' "Hannity" Wednesday to break down the compromise coronavirus aid bill that the Senate was set to vote on lat [...] Read full article: Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response b...→

AG Nessel urging online retailers like Amazon, eBay and more to monitor price-gouging

AG Nessel urging online retailers like Amazon, eBay and more to monitor price-gouging

Michigan Attorney General joined a coalition of attorneys general on Wednesday reminding major online retailers to monitor price-gouging amid the COVID-19 outb [...] Read full article: AG Nessel urging online retailers like A...→

Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Complaints Surge As Shoppers Stock Up On Food, Supplies

Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Complaints Surge As Shoppers Stock Up On Food, Supplies

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office said the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has received 190 complaints about price gouging so far this month [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Co...→

Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Public Advocate Williams says

Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Public Advocate Williams says

Price gouging is rampant across New York City amid the coronavirus crisis, Public Advocate Williams says. Read full article: Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Pub...→

Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care

Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care

Hydroxychloroquine, a medicine for malaria that President Donald Trump has touted as a treatment for coronavirus, was no more effective than conventional care, [...] Read full article: Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Bette...→

San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin said his office will not tolerate anyone exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic by committing hate crimes, pr [...] Read full article: San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, P...→

Economists: Federal crackdown on coronavirus-related price gouging may do more harm than good

Economists: Federal crackdown on coronavirus-related price gouging may do more harm than good

More than 6,000 complaints of coronavirus-related price gouging have flooded into state attorneys-general offices across the country, according to The Washingt [...] Read full article: Economists: Federal crackdown on coronav...→

Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treatment Being Hoarded, Leaving Patients In Need Without

Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treatment Being Hoarded, Leaving Patients In Need Without

A drug that President Donald Trump has touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus is now in short supply. Read full article: Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treat...→

Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coronavirus Outbreak Says Landlord Is Also Price Gouging

Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coronavirus Outbreak Says Landlord Is Also Price Gouging

While most are pulling together in this time, some tenants feel their landlords are pulling apart old norms.  Read full article: Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coron...→

French expert says second study shows malaria drug helps fight coronavirus - Breitbart

French expert says second study shows malaria drug helps fight coronavirus - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) - The controversial French professor who believes the anti-malaria drug chloroquine can help beat the coronavirus, has claimed that a new Read full article: French expert says second study shows ma...→

Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus bonus: Manhattan hotel stays

Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus bonus: Manhattan hotel stays

Some inmates released from Rikers Island amid the coronavirus outbreak are being housed at a shuttered Manhattan hotel, The Post has learned. At least 61 rooms [...] Read full article: Freed Rikers inmates getting coronavirus...→

Southern California police accuse man of coronavirus price gouging

Southern California police accuse man of coronavirus price gouging

Jose Caretto, 51, was selling toilet paper and sanitary wipes at more than 300% above retail, detectives say. Read full article: Southern California police accuse man of...→

Coronavirus patients taken off ventilators after getting experimental HIV drug

Coronavirus patients taken off ventilators after getting experimental HIV drug

Two coronavirus patients in New York City are off ventilators and out of intensive care after they received an experimental drug to treat HIV and breast cancer [...] Read full article: Coronavirus patients taken off ventilato...→

Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of heroin, meth and fentanyl

Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of heroin, meth and fentanyl

The coronavirus pandemic is driving up the price of heroin, methamphetamine and fentanyl as Mexican cartels scramble to get their hands on Chinese-manufactured [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic drives up price of ...→

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Price controls are a counterproductive way to bring down the cost of vaccines and drugs to treat diseases. They'd not only result in shortages but also make it [...] Read full article: Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, pric...→

Houston auctioneer sued for alleged price gouging of 750,000 face masks

Houston auctioneer sued for alleged price gouging of 750,000 face masks

A Texas-based auctioneer is being sued by the state for alleged price gouging in the sale of 750,000 high-quality face masks and other desperately-needed suppl [...] Read full article: Houston auctioneer sued for alleged pric...→

Data shows Amazon raised prices during pandemic alongside sellers accused of price gouging

Data shows Amazon raised prices during pandemic alongside sellers accused of price gouging

ABC Action News I-Team has learned that while those sellers were making big profits off customers’ fear and misery, Amazon substantially raised its own prices [...] Read full article: Data shows Amazon raised prices during p...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

As part an ongoing effort to reign in pandemic profiteering, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday that his office has stopped a Little Can [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office ac...→

WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘Historic’ Coronavirus Drug Trial

WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘Historic’ Coronavirus Drug Trial

The first patients in a “historic” drug trial to test treatments for the coronavirus have been enrolled in Norway and Spain, World Health Organization official [...] Read full article: WHO Officials Enroll First Patients in ‘...→

DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital under investigation for price gouging after $150 virus tests

DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital under investigation for price gouging after $150 virus tests

DeSantis did not name the hospital during the press conference, however, his office confirmed to 7News that the facility in question is Larkin Community Hospit [...] Read full article: DeSantis: Larkin Community Hospital unde...→

Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Five questions answered about a promising, problematic and unproven use for an antimalarial drug | MinnPost

Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Five questions answered about a promising, problematic and unproven use for an antimalarial drug | MinnPost

So far, there is no consensus about whether the drugs are safe and effective for treating COVID-19, as it is still very early in the testing process. Read full article: Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Fiv...→

DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charged $150 for virus test to be investigated for price gouging

DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charged $150 for virus test to be investigated for price gouging

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said a local hospital is being investigated for price gouging. In a Friday afternoon press conference, DeSanti [...] Read full article: DeSantis: Hospital in Hialeah that charg...→

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to Search for Coronavirus Drug

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to Search for Coronavirus Drug

Billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have joined forces to work on finding a treatment for the coronavirus as the United States becomes the center of th [...] Read full article: Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join to S...→

Texas firm accused of price-gouging by auctioning 750,000 medical masks

Texas firm accused of price-gouging by auctioning 750,000 medical masks

State prosecutors allege company auctioned N95 masks, hand sanitizer and other supplies needed against coronavirus. Read full article: Texas firm accused of price-gouging by a...→

Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Treatment in Short Supply for North Texans with Autoimmune Disease

Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Treatment in Short Supply for North Texans with Autoimmune Disease

Every day since Christmas morning 2017, 11-year-old Meredith Salazar has taken Plaquenil to treat lupus. “If I didn’t take it, I could go into organ damage and [...] Read full article: Drug Touted as Possible Coronavirus Trea...→

Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

Unlimited had bidding on N95 respirator masks reaching as high as $180 for a package of 16 masks. Amazon sold a set of 100 for $4.21 in late January. Read full article: Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 ...→

UIC testing antiviral drug against the coronavirus as hospital sees ‘surge’ of cases

UIC testing antiviral drug against the coronavirus as hospital sees ‘surge’ of cases

The study will test how effective remdesivir, an antiviral drug first tested on ebola, could be in helping patients who have contracted COVID-19 recover. Read full article: UIC testing antiviral drug against the c...→

Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some Try To ‘Stockpile’ It For Potential Coronavirus Treatment

Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some Try To ‘Stockpile’ It For Potential Coronavirus Treatment

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy has issued an emergency order limiting orders of a drug that may help treat COVID-19. Read full article: Texas Limits Lupus Drug Orders As Some T...→

Illinois attorney general takes action on price gouging, warns of COVID-19 scams

Illinois attorney general takes action on price gouging, warns of COVID-19 scams

The Illinois attorney general's office has been working with a reduced and mostly remote staff the last 10 days, but it continues to warn against COVID-19-rela [...] Read full article: Illinois attorney general takes action o...→

Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price Gouging

Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price Gouging

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and county sheriff’s officials are asking people to report novel coronavirus-related scams, price gouging, and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, St...→

Florida coronavirus patient has warning about anti-malaria drug touted by Trump

Florida coronavirus patient has warning about anti-malaria drug touted by Trump

Rio Giardinieri, 52, said he returned to his Miami Shores home Tuesday night and is recovering well after being prescribed hydroxychloroquine, according to Yah [...] Read full article: Florida coronavirus patient has warning ...→

Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of Critical Drug Shortages If Supply Chain Info Isn't Made Public

Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of Critical Drug Shortages If Supply Chain Info Isn't Made Public

Infectious disease researchers at the University of Minnesota are urging pharmaceutical companies to be transparent about their supply chains as the coronaviru [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of ...→

Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce experimental drug?

Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce experimental drug?

No one yet knows if a Bay Area medicine can help save the lives of coronavirus patients. Yet demand is so high, and desperation so great, that Gilead Bioscienc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Who gets access to scarce e...→

HHS implements anti-price gouging order amid coronavirus outbreak

HHS implements anti-price gouging order amid coronavirus outbreak

The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday implemented President Trump’s executive order to prevent the hoarding of certain health and medical res [...] Read full article: HHS implements anti-price gouging order ...→

Doctors are prescribing drug that may help treat coronavirus for family and friends:

Doctors are prescribing drug that may help treat coronavirus for family and friends: "Unethical and selfish"

The increased demand for hydroxychloroquine is making it harder​ for people who need it to control their chronic diseases to get it. Read full article: Doctors are prescribing drug that may he...→

Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response bill: 'We needed bipartisan support and there was a price to pay'

Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response bill: 'We needed bipartisan support and there was a price to pay'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin joined Fox News' "Hannity" Wednesday to break down the compromise coronavirus aid bill that the Senate was set to vote on lat [...] Read full article: Mnuchin on Senate coronavirus response b...→

Coronavirus In Chicago: Package Of Toilet Paper For $49,000? Officials Vow To Punish Online Price-Gougers

City and state consumer fraud officials are warning tonight about online price gouging by sellers seeking excessive profits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus In Chicago: Package Of Toile...→

States ask big tech to step up vigilance against online price-gouging

States ask big tech to step up vigilance against online price-gouging

A group of 32 US states have a message for the nation’s leading online platforms: You are not doing enough to stop price gouging amid the coronavirus crisis. I [...] Read full article: States ask big tech to step up vigilance...→

AG Nessel urging online retailers like Amazon, eBay and more to monitor price-gouging

AG Nessel urging online retailers like Amazon, eBay and more to monitor price-gouging

Michigan Attorney General joined a coalition of attorneys general on Wednesday reminding major online retailers to monitor price-gouging amid the COVID-19 outb [...] Read full article: AG Nessel urging online retailers like A...→

De Blasio and DCWP file charges against repeat offenders of price gouging regulations - amNewYork

BY BETH DEDMAN Mayor Bill de Blasio and Lorelai Salas, the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Commissioner, filed a case against Metro Drugs Read full article: De Blasio and DCWP file charges against ...→

Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Complaints Surge As Shoppers Stock Up On Food, Supplies

Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Complaints Surge As Shoppers Stock Up On Food, Supplies

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office said the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has received 190 complaints about price gouging so far this month [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Co...→

Doctor, former Kansas governor says coronavirus patients 'doing better' in testing with anti-malaria drug

Doctor, former Kansas governor says coronavirus patients 'doing better' in testing with anti-malaria drug

Anti-malaria drugs -- like hydroxychloroquine -- which are being used to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are showing positive results, former Kansas gove [...] Read full article: Doctor, former Kansas governor says coro...→

Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Public Advocate Williams says

Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Public Advocate Williams says

Price gouging is rampant across New York City amid the coronavirus crisis, Public Advocate Williams says. Read full article: Price gouging is rampant across NYC, Pub...→

Amazon says it's removed 500K items, suspended 4K accounts due to price gouging

Amazon says it's removed 500K items, suspended 4K accounts due to price gouging

Amazon says it removed more than "half a million" items from its platform and suspended nearly 4,000 accounts due to price gouging amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Amazon says it's removed 500K items, sus...→

Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care

Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care

Hydroxychloroquine, a medicine for malaria that President Donald Trump has touted as a treatment for coronavirus, was no more effective than conventional care, [...] Read full article: Study: Malaria Drug Chloroquine No Bette...→

San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin said his office will not tolerate anyone exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic by committing hate crimes, pr [...] Read full article: San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, P...→

Economists: Federal crackdown on coronavirus-related price gouging may do more harm than good

Economists: Federal crackdown on coronavirus-related price gouging may do more harm than good

More than 6,000 complaints of coronavirus-related price gouging have flooded into state attorneys-general offices across the country, according to The Washingt [...] Read full article: Economists: Federal crackdown on coronav...→

NJ mom fights to get experimental drug for son, 25, in critical condition from coronavirus

NJ mom fights to get experimental drug for son, 25, in critical condition from coronavirus

New Jersey resident Jack Allard, 25, is fighting for his life after testing positive for the coronavirus last week, but his family says an experimental drug cr [...] Read full article: NJ mom fights to get experimental drug f...→

Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treatment Being Hoarded, Leaving Patients In Need Without

Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treatment Being Hoarded, Leaving Patients In Need Without

A drug that President Donald Trump has touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus is now in short supply. Read full article: Drug Eyed As Potential Coronavirus Treat...→

Riverside County DA Establishes Price Gouging Hotline For Residents During Coronavirus Emergency

Riverside County DA Establishes Price Gouging Hotline For Residents During Coronavirus Emergency

The hotline, set up by the District Attorney's Office Bureau of Investigations, allows residents to file complaints if they believe a business is engaged in pr [...] Read full article: Riverside County DA Establishes Price Go...→

Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coronavirus Outbreak Says Landlord Is Also Price Gouging

Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coronavirus Outbreak Says Landlord Is Also Price Gouging

While most are pulling together in this time, some tenants feel their landlords are pulling apart old norms.  Read full article: Old Town Woman Who Lost Job During Coron...→

Cuba uses

Cuba uses "wonder drug" to fight coronavirus around the world despite U.S. sanctions

Cuban Medical Brigades have deployed to dozens of countries around the world, providing life-saving personnel and products such as Interferon Alpha-2B Recombin [...] Read full article: Cuba uses "wonder drug" to fight coronav...→

Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare disease treatment’ status

Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare disease treatment’ status

The pharmaceutical giant that makes a promising coronavirus drug has registered it as a rare disease treatment with U.S. regulators, a status that can potentia [...] Read full article: Potential coronavirus drug granted ‘rare...→