Medicine

Global coronavirus cases rise above 13 million, U.S. infections surge

Global coronavirus cases rise above 13 million, U.S. infections surge

Published 13/07/2020

(Reuters) - Coronavirus infections rose above 13 million across the world on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, climbing by one million in just five [more…]

Lonza licenses technology to China’s Junshi for experimental COVID-19 drug

Lonza licenses technology to China’s Junshi for experimental COVID-19 drug

Published 13/07/2020

ZURICH (Reuters) - Lonza Group said on Monday that China’s Junshi Biosciences has licensed the Swiss contract drug manufacturer’s technology to help produce a neutralizing [more…]

Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations: NYT

Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations: NYT

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that the novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling [more…]

Mexico reports 4,683 new coronavirus cases, total now 256,848

Mexico reports 4,683 new coronavirus cases, total now 256,848

Published 06/07/2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican health authorities reported 4,683 confirmed new infections of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, pushing its tally to a total of [more…]

U.S. FDA to release guidance on COVID-19 vaccine approval – WSJ

U.S. FDA to release guidance on COVID-19 vaccine approval – WSJ

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to release guidance on Tuesday outlining its conditions for approving a vaccine for the coronavirus, the [more…]

Where COVID-19 is spreading fastest as U.S. cases rise 46% in past week

Where COVID-19 is spreading fastest as U.S. cases rise 46% in past week

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The United States saw a 46% increase in new cases of COVID-19 in the week ended June 28 compared to the previous seven [more…]

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 537 to 190,359 – RKI

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 537 to 190,359 – RKI

Published 22/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 537 to 190,359, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious [more…]

Beijing reports nine new COVID-19 cases for June 21 vs 22 day earlier

Beijing reports nine new COVID-19 cases for June 21 vs 22 day earlier

Published 22/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing’s municipal health authority reported on Monday nine new cases of the coronavirus in the city for June 21, down from 22 [more…]

Cuban dons full-body cardboard shield against coronavirus

Cuban dons full-body cardboard shield against coronavirus

Published 18/06/2020

HAVANA (Reuters) - Ever since the novel coronavirus reached Cuba, a tall cardboard box with arms and legs can be seen tottering around a Havana [more…]

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to be shared across Europe, says France

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to be shared across Europe, says France

Published 15/06/2020

PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A deal between AstraZeneca and four European countries for COVID-19 vaccines involves doses being shared by European Union members on a pro [more…]