U.S. company tests candidate vaccine in Australia05/28/2020 03:00Two weeks after announcing it received $388 million from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to advance its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, the Maryland-based company has enrolled and dosed its first patients in a Phase I/II study.It is boosted with Novavax's proprietary Matrix-M adjuvant to enhance immune responses and stimulate production of neutralising antibodies...
Britain's Medicines Agency Authorizes the Use of Remdesivir for COVID-19 Patients05/28/2020 03:00"It could also possibly reduce the proportion of people doing from COVID-19".It comes as scientists running the largest clinical trial for Covid-19 treatments said blood plasma from recovered patients is a "promising" option.Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has chose to suspend dosing of hydroxychloroquine in its SOLIDARITY drug trial after finding an increased risk of death in patients who were given the drug - which President Donald Trump famously says he has been taking prophylactically to ward off coronavirus infection...
Premier Doug Ford reacts to 'heart wrenching' long-term care reports05/27/2020 03:00Trudeau said there is no doubt more needs to be done for seniors in long-term care, and Ottawa will help."But, until yesterday morning, we didn't know the full extent of what these homes, what these residents were dealing with", Premier Doug Ford said at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon. Vowing to fix the system, the premier said he "will leave no stone unturned"...
Covid-19 antibodies may tame inflammatory condition in kids05/27/2020 03:00Initially, we thought COVID-19 was a viral disease that affected predominantly the elderly, who often had many comorbidities like lung disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. The majority of MIS-C confirmed across the nation have been reported in NY, where more than 27,000 people have died from complications linked to COVID-19...
Infamous Wuhan lab admits having three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site05/26/2020 03:00This year's NPC comes as the country's relationship with the USA turns increasingly frayed, with President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo both saying the coronavirus sweeping the world is likely linked to the Wuhan laboratory.She added that as a new virus gets discovered it would be called "novel" citing that MERS was also a novel coronavirus when discovered, the same went with the 2018 article, this might have caused confusion, Wang said...