Medtronic’s quarterly results yesterday might presage a recovery, and some groups are in dire need of one.
Though orthopaedics companies have begun to recover from the second quarter’s horrors, it is clear that the third quarter belongs to the diagnostics specialists.
Just as demand for coronavirus tests is peaking, the US regulator has a quiet week.
At least two groups have posted early data on T-cell tests for Covid-19; now Qiagen has licensed tech to make its own.
Slower labs are to be paid less for Covid-19 tests, but will the move actually speed things up?
The Covid-19 pandemic has scythed vast sums from joint makers’ Q2 sales. But Medtronic’s summer earnings were better than those for its spring quarter.
Qiagen is one of the few medtechs to do well out of the Covid-19 pandemic. From Thermo Fisher’s point of view it has done too well.