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Rising hospital ransomware attacks could endanger patients, hit bottom lines hard, Moody’s says

Dive Brief: Ransomware attacks will continue among large providers for the foreseeable future, and “healthcare systems will need to deploy additional resources to thwart future cybersecurity breaches even as the pandemic continues to use up significant clinical, financial and strategic resources,” according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service. The organization noted that nonprofit… Read More »

Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England

Demand for coronavirus tests has almost trebled among young children in England this month – but only 1% were found to have the virus, figures show. In the first two weeks of September, more than 200,000 under-nines were tested, according to government’s test-and-trace programme. That is nearly three times as many as in the previous… Read More »

Rising coronavirus cases in South and West cut into business optimism

A rising rate of coronavirus infections in certain states in the South and West have cut into business optimism. This week, Florida and South Carolina hit daily record highs of new coronavirus cases. Arizona’s cases tally has tripled in roughly two weeks, and Texas hospitalizations have skyrocketed. Some state leaders have argued that the increase… Read More »