Human Health

Missouri Getting Back to Business Under First Phase of “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan

On April 27, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the first phase of the “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan outlining how Missouri will reopen economic and social activity following the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More

Missouri Companies Shift Focus, Produce Hand Sanitizer in Fight Against COVID-19

Companies across Missouri are stepping up in a big way, retrofitting their current product lines to produce hand sanitizer for the fight against COVID-19. Cosmos Corporation, a pet product manufacturer located ... Read More

Missouri Utilizes Data in Fight Against COVID-19

While most Americans spent December 2019 blissfully unaware of the coronavirus and the approaching pandemic, Enbal Shacham, Director of the Ph.D. in Public Health Studies Program at Saint Louis University’s College for ... Read More

Washington University Announces Chloroquine Trial in Fight Against COVID-19

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, announced that it is launching a clinical trial to investigate the drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19. The trial is one of 20 ... Read More

Varsity Tutors Doubles Down On COVID-19 Response, Launches Virtual Summer Camp

Varsity Tutors, an innovative Missouri-based company and the nation’s leading provider of one-on-one instruction, recently launched a free set of online classes for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Now the ... Read More

Missourian Pledges $1 Billion to Fight COVID-19

Missouri native and CEO of Twitter Inc., Jack Dorsey, has pledged $1 billion of his stake in Square Inc., the payments processor that he co-founded and runs, to help fund relief ... Read More

Missourians Show Resilience During COVID-19 Pandemic

Missouri Partnership CEO, Subash Alias, takes a look back at the past month and discusses how Missourians are stepping up in the fight against COVID-19. Today marks exactly one month since ... Read More

Missouri Talent Producing Emergency Ventilators for Fight Against COVID-19

We have all heard the news: ventilators are in a short supply nationwide. Even though many companies have pledged to switch their manufacturing lines to start producing the much needed equipment, ... Read More

Kansas City, Missouri Selected For COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Testing is underway in Kansas City, Missouri, for an experimental coronavirus vaccine. Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a health innovation company, is partnering with The Center for Pharmaceutical Research in Kansas City to test ... Read More

Missourians Step Up to Produce Much Needed PPE In Fight Against COVID-19

Across Missouri, manufacturers, designers, universities, and more are stepping up in a big way to help produce personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical personnel, first responders and the general public to ... Read More