CVS Health’s revenue increased by 8% during Q1 as customers filled more prescriptions and shopped for essential items due to the pandemic. The company plans to expand its COVID-19 drive-thru testing to 1,000 stores by the end of May. (CNBC)

Dr. Scott Gottlieb argues the mutated strain of coronavirus may not be more contagious. A study from Los Alamos National Laboratory claims the new strain is more infectious. However, the study has yet to be peer reviewed and is only based on computational analysis. (CNBC)

The White House’s coronavirus task force is set to shift focus to reviving U.S. business and social life, according to President Donald Trump. The task force will also continue to focus on vaccines and therapeutics. (Reuters)

Expectations that a COVID-19 vaccine will be ready for emergency use in the fall may be unrealistic. Experts say developing, manufacturing and deploying a vaccine will take time, and even when it’s ready, it will be administered on an emergency use basis first. (STAT)

As the pandemic has escalated, the stark shortage of ventilators has forced plans to step up redistribution and manufacturing. This infographic looks at the numbers to provide context around this crisis. (MM&M)