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Federal investigators say criminals are ready to use the desperation for a coronavirus vaccine to their advantage. They are educating investigators on how to spot fakes and crack down on dangerous fraud.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported Friday the state has set a new record for COVID-19 deaths reported in a single day, bringing the state to 3,476 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Nearly 300 nursing home residents in Wisconsin died from COVID-19 in the most recent month reported to the federal government.
The European Union has fined two pharmaceutical companies for colluding to keep a cheap alternative to a sleep disorder medicine off the market for their profit and at the expense of patients.
Wisconsin has reported a decline in coronavirus cases, but health officials worried that holiday gatherings could undo recent progress in slowing infections.
Although it's being advised to avoid travel this holiday weekend, it is something many people still plan on doing. Health and airport leaders are reminding people to take safety protocols while traveling like wearing face masks and bringing hand sanitizer.
A surge in COVID-19 cases in Minnesota has led to critical staffing shortages at some nursing homes and assisted living facilities, forcing the state to send the National Guard to help out.
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in criminal case. The plea is part of a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that also resolves civil claims.