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BD Infectious Disease Insights: The Impact of Inadequate Antimicrobial Treatment on COVID-19 Positive Patients

BD Infectious Disease Insights: The Impact of Inadequate Antimicrobial Treatment on COVID-19 Positive Patients

Recent data show that inadequate antimicrobial treatment is more common among COVID-19 positive patients – leading to prolonged hospital stays.

BD Infectious Disease Insights: The Severity of Omicron in the U.S.

As the world becomes an interdependent information sharing community in parallel with an increasingly global economy, emerging infectious diseases have been occurring with greater frequency during the past few decades. None have tested the U.S. health care system’s capacity or resiliency like COVID-19 – forever changing the way that we think about future outbreaks and … Continued

USATF Extends Sponsorship with BD to Provide Rapid COVID-19 Testing to Enhance Athlete Safety at Track & Field Events

USA Track & Field and BD, a leading global medical technology company, today announced the extension of BD’s sponsorship through 2022. As the Official COVID-19 Testing Sponsor of USATF, BD will continue providing on-demand rapid testing solutions to help ensure the safety of all participants at USATF events. The sponsorship will also include advertising at … Continued

USATF Extends Sponsorship with BD to Provide Rapid COVID-19 Testing to Enhance Athlete Safety at Track & Field Events

As the Official COVID-19 Testing Sponsor of USATF, BD will continue providing on-demand rapid testing solutions to help ensure the safety of all participants at USATF events. The sponsorship will also include advertising at events and on broadcast, as well as the presenting sponsorship of the 2022 USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships, set for … Continued

BD Collaborates with ReturnSafe to Help Employers Manage COVID-19 Testing

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a collaboration with ReturnSafe, the all-in-one software solution for COVID-19 employee health, safety and compliance, to integrate the BD Veritor™ At-Home COVID-19 Test directly within the ReturnSafe testing management platform.

BD Announces New Distribution and Retail Partners for BD Veritor™ At-Home COVID-19 Test

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical company, today announced the BD Veritor™ At-Home COVID-19 Test is now available for purchase through Everly Health, a digital health company at the forefront of the virtual diagnostics-driven care industry, and Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket, and Winn-Dixie stores, … Continued

BD Collaborates with U.S. Government on Development of COVID-19 Combination Diagnostic Tests

BARDA to Invest $24.7 Million for BD to Develop New Tests for Core Labs, Hospitals and Point-of-Care Locations

BD Begins Shipments Of First Smartphone Interpreted Over-The-Counter Rapid COVID-19 Test

– Advanced Technology Solves Common At-Home Testing Challenges FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has started to ship the first over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 rapid antigen test to use computer vision technology in a smartphone to interpret testing … Continued

Labcorp, PerkinElmer latest to target COVID-flu combo test market

BD has a point-of-care antigen test, which received FDA emergency use authorization in March, that can rapidly test for both COVID-19 and influenza at the same time providing results in 15 minutes, as well as a PCR test that can be used in hospital laboratories.

BD Unveils Nebraska-Based Manufacturing Capacity to Support U.S. Vaccination Agility and Preparedness

New Manufacturing Lines Will Provide U.S. Government with Priority Access to Hundreds of Millions of Needles and Syringes; Bolster Supply Readiness