Sumary of A judge delayed the trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes after a juror said they were potentially exposed to COVID-19:
- Elizabeth Holmes’ trial was delayed after a juror said they were potentially exposed to COVID-19. A juror told the judge they were awaiting lab test results, but had no symptoms, a court filing said.
- A judge has delayed the trial of Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and former CEO of Theranos, after a member of the jury was potentially exposed to COVID-19. In an emergency Zoom call late Thursday, US District Court judge Edward Davila said to attorneys that a juror told him about potential exposure to the virus, according to a court filing.
- Holmes has been charged with 10 counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
- Holmes founded blood-testing startup Theranos in 2003, aged 19. The company, which was valued at $9 billion at its peak, developed a test for a variety of health conditions that needed blood from a single finger prick.