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GlaxoSmithKline offloads Polish plant with 700 workers to French CDMO Delpharm

With plans to take its consumer healthcare joint venture with Pfizer public in the next few years, GlaxoSmithKline has been in Marie Kondo mode for some of its expansive global assets. After cutting a Canadian plant with 400 workers earlier this year, GSK is now hiving off an even bigger facility in Poland.  GSK has sold… Read More »

Charleston engineer teams up with boat builder to develop new safety device to protect coronavirus workers

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Charleston, S.C., residents Rob Harding, an engineer, and David Johnson, a boat builder from the region’s low country, have teamed up to build protective intubation boxes for health care workers performing the high-risk procedure on COVID-19 patients. “A CRNA [Certified Registered… Read More »

Pharmacy Workers Are Coming Down With COVID-19. But They Can’t Afford to Stop Working. – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. At his home in the Bronx, where he lies in bed with a fever, Jose Peralta keeps replaying the scene in his head. It was Monday, March 16, the start of an unusually… Read More »

As COVID-19 drives demand for some healthcare workers, others furloughed

The coronavirus crisis has created a stratified impact on the healthcare workforce, with front-line doctors and nurses and select specialists in high demand, while others are finding demand for their jobs is dropping precipitously. Temporary workers —​ such as traveling nurses — are in especially high demand, according to staffing firms. And while most hospitals… Read More »