Medicine

Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus at home – WHO

Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus at home – WHO

Published 27/07/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread [more…]

The U.S. has more COVID-19 testing than most. So why is it falling so short?

The U.S. has more COVID-19 testing than most. So why is it falling so short?

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - The United States might have more COVID-19 testing capacity than any other country. So why have we seen laboratories overwhelmed and many patients [more…]

Indonesia reports second-highest daily increase in coronavirus deaths

Indonesia reports second-highest daily increase in coronavirus deaths

Published 20/07/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported on Monday its second-highest daily increase in coronavirus-related deaths with 96 fatalities, a day after registering a record daily jump [more…]

French vaccines group Valneva to participate in UK’s COVID-19 response programme

French vaccines group Valneva to participate in UK’s COVID-19 response programme

Published 20/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French specialty vaccines company Valneva will participate in Britain’s COVID-19 vaccine response programme, the company said on Monday and will provide up [more…]

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…]