Individuals who are without symptoms but were in close contact with someone who contracted coronavirus no longer need to be tested, according to new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. After this led to confusion, the Department of Health and Human Services sent an email stating the updated guidelines were made “to reflect current evidence and the best public health interventions.” (AP News)

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine had positive results in a small study of elderly patients. Both neutralizing antibodies and T-cells were produced in the patients after receiving two 100 microgram doses of the treatment. (CNBC)

The Justice Department may begin an investigation of four states that required nursing homes to admit COVID-19 patients. The department has requested data from four states including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan to determine if the decision led to other deaths. (Reuters)

Those who have contracted coronavirus can be reinfected, however it is rare, according to the World Health Organization’s Maria Van Kerkhove. Researchers are still determining how long the body’s antibody response lasts. (CNBC)

In the second MM&M Transform Talks video, three patient advocates spoke about why marketers should heed the patient voice to humanize their work. Watch the talk and register for the MM&M Transform conference taking place September 30 and October 1. (MM&M)