Medicine

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…]

Russian cities cancel military parades over coronavirus fears

Russian cities cancel military parades over coronavirus fears

Published 15/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Three Russian cities on Monday joined a growing list of places that are cancelling June 24 military parades over coronavirus fears despite [more…]

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

Published 15/06/2020

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded up to 17 Ebola cases in a new outbreak of the deadly virus in the [more…]

U.S. FDA clears new version of Abbott’s low-cost glucose monitor

U.S. FDA clears new version of Abbott’s low-cost glucose monitor

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday cleared a new version of Abbott Laboratories’ continuous glucose monitoring device, helping the company build [more…]

Mutation in new coronavirus increases chance of infection: study

Mutation in new coronavirus increases chance of infection: study

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - A specific mutation in the new coronavirus can significantly increase its ability to infect cells, according to a study by U.S. researchers. The [more…]

AstraZeneca accelerates testing of COVID-19 antibody treatments

AstraZeneca accelerates testing of COVID-19 antibody treatments

Published 09/06/2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca ANZ.L said on Tuesday it expects to move two COVID-19 antibody therapies it has licensed from U.S. researchers into clinical studies in [more…]

Philippines reports 6 more coronavirus deaths, 518 infections

Philippines reports 6 more coronavirus deaths, 518 infections

Published 09/06/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday recorded six new coronavirus deaths and 518 additional infections. The ministry said total deaths have increased [more…]