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Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

Published 03/08/2020

(Reuters) - As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, the next big advance in battling the pandemic could come from a class of biotech therapies [more…]

Walgreens CEO to step down

Walgreens CEO to step down

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) said on Monday Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina has decided to step down from the position and will [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…]

Emergent signs $174 million deal to make AstraZeneca’s potential COVID-19 vaccine

Emergent signs $174 million deal to make AstraZeneca’s potential COVID-19 vaccine

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Emergent BioSolutions Inc said on Monday it signed a $174 million agreement with AstraZeneca to develop and manufacture the British drugmaker’s COVID-19 vaccine [more…]

Multiple vaccine candidates show early promise- inhaled interferon helps severe COVID-19 patients

Multiple vaccine candidates show early promise- inhaled interferon helps severe COVID-19 patients

Published 20/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of COVID-19 infection

Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of COVID-19 infection

Published 19/07/2020

(This July 17 story corrects paragraph seven to say study was released online on June 16, not July 16) LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists analysing [more…]

Steroid’s COVID-19 benefits confirmed- spotlight on immune cells

Steroid’s COVID-19 benefits confirmed- spotlight on immune cells

Published 18/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Lung radiation shows promise for COVID-19 pneumonia- smoking raises risks

Lung radiation shows promise for COVID-19 pneumonia- smoking raises risks

Published 15/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Russia may start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in mid-August: RIA

Russia may start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in mid-August: RIA

Published 13/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian institute developing one of the country’s potential coronavirus vaccines hopes to start its final stage testing in a small section [more…]

One in three South Korean COVID-19 patients improve with remdesivir

One in three South Korean COVID-19 patients improve with remdesivir

Published 13/07/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - One in three South Korean patients seriously ill with COVID-19 showed an improvement in their condition after being given Gilead Sciences Inc’s [more…]