Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

World Health Organization temporarily halts hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine trials for coronavirus treatments pending safety review World Health Organization temporarily halts hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine trials for coronavirus treatments pending safety review

The president said that he needed to protect his health after two staff members in the White House tested positive for coronavirus . "We discussed our findings with (the) Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), who have a...

ONS figures reveal 11 more coronavirus deaths in Norfolk care homes

With the number of care home beds varying in each region, it is the South East which has the highest number of coronavirus deaths with 2,109. The proportion of deaths in care homes that involved coronavirus fell to 37 per cent, from 39 per cent...

Andrea Bocelli Reveals He & His Family Had Coronavirus; Donated Plasma For Research Andrea Bocelli Reveals He & His Family Had Coronavirus; Donated Plasma For Research

Andrea Bocelli says he has recovered after having mild coronavirus symptoms. His wife and two children also had the virus, but they're all OK now. "We all had a fever - though thankfully not high ones - with sneezing and coughing", Bocelli sai...

President Trump says 'I don't use insulin. Should I be?' President Trump says 'I don't use insulin. Should I be?'

Trump made the unprompted musing while announcing a new federal-private initiative to cap costs at $35 a month - a roughly 66 percent reduction in costs. During a White House event on senior citizens, Trump veered from his prepared remarks after re...

World Health Organization warns of a second peak in coronavirus infections World Health Organization warns of a second peak in coronavirus infections

Dr. Ryan also pointed out while coronavirus cases are decreasing in many countries such as those in Europe, they're increasing in Central and South America, Africa and South Asia (which includes India). With infections surging in South America, the...

Thailand Conducts Tests On Monkeys In Search Of COVID-19 Vaccine Thailand Conducts Tests On Monkeys In Search Of COVID-19 Vaccine

According to reports over the weekend, the vaccine was developed in part with the University of Pennsylvania and would help provide inoculation programs to low and medium income societies. US biotech company Novavax Inc has joined the race to test ...

President Trump says he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine President Trump says he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine

It has advised against using the malaria drugs for the coronavirus outside such trials. During the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing On May 18, 2020, Fiona Braka, officer in charge of World Health Organization in Nigeria, had ...

Manchester target area for COVID-19 plasma donations Manchester target area for COVID-19 plasma donations

In the Inland Northwest as of late last week, only two recovered COVID-19 patients have donated plasma so far through Vitalant - the region's blood bank. Its safety and efficacy are now being evaluated through multiple clinical trials in different po...

Sanofi shares down despite $13 billion Regeneron payday Sanofi shares down despite $13 billion Regeneron payday

He stated that the company took this decision to create value for shareholders and said that this transaction will help the company execute its continuous growth and innovation strategy. The French pharma group insists however that the move doesn't s...

Coronavirus: WHO halts hydroxychloroquine testing over safety concerns Coronavirus: WHO halts hydroxychloroquine testing over safety concerns

Despite this conflict between public advocacy and clinical concern, countries have opted to stockpile the drugs in question over the past few months. Mean patient age was 53.8 years, with 46.3% of observed patients being women. The World Health O...

World Health Organization warns of 'immediate second peak' of coronavirus as countries reopen

He said countries in Europe and North America should 'continue to put in place the public health and social measures, the surveillance measures, the testing measures and a comprehensive strategy to ensure that we continue on a downwards trajectory an...

Minister to British PM resigns over Cummings' lockdown trips Minister to British PM resigns over Cummings' lockdown trips

Undermining attempts by ministers to try and move on from the crisis which has dominated British politics for days, Douglas Ross, a minister for Scotland, quit in protest. Mr Cummings also batted away criticism of his 30 mile journey to Barnard Castl...

U.S. company begins human trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Australia U.S. company begins human trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Australia

A lab technician holds a bottle containing results for COVID-19 vaccine testing at the National Primate Research Center, run by Chulalongkorn University in Saraburi Province, north of Bangkok, Saturday, May 23, 2020. So, we're trying to block that ...

Anti-viral drug Remdesivir is effective against Coronavirus Anti-viral drug Remdesivir is effective against Coronavirus

However, the health experts have completed the first ever major trial of the antiviral drug named as remdesivir said to be the cure for the dread virus. Remdesivir is an innovative drug that is now undergoing clinical trials around the world, incl...

Trump taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine Trump taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine

And if it is not good, I will tell you right. After the two of them tested positive , "I thought, you know, from my standpoint, not a bad time to take it, because we had the combination of those - the two people", he said. President Donald Trump o...

China's 'Bat Woman' Warns Coronavirus Is 'Just Tip of the Iceberg' China's 'Bat Woman' Warns Coronavirus Is 'Just Tip of the Iceberg'

As reported via Bloomberg , Shi Zhengli , a Chinese virologist known for her work on coronavirus in bats, recently said that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the coronavirus may not be the last pandemic we should expect. Institute director Wan...

COVID-19 vaccine: What’s the latest on this front? COVID-19 vaccine: What’s the latest on this front?

The National Research Council of Thailand's Secretary General, Dr Sirirurg Songsivilai, said today that this monkey trial is a significant step in vaccine development, as primates' bodies closely resemble humans. "Till the vaccine is not developed, p...

World Health Organization suspends trials of hydroxychloroquine, citing safety World Health Organization suspends trials of hydroxychloroquine, citing safety

For the findings, they evaluated data of more than 96,000 COVID-19 patients in 671 hospitals, taking one of the drugs, with or without an antibiotic such as azithromycin , between 20 December and 14 April. On Monday, officials at the United Nation...

BC reports 12 new coronavirus cases and four new deaths BC reports 12 new coronavirus cases and four new deaths

There have now been 2,530 COVID-19 cases in B.C., of which 2,102 people have recovered - an additional 45 since Saturday. From the onset of the pandemic Henry and the health ministry have released overall numbers by health authority, as well as inf...

Covid-19 vaccine tested in Wuhan induces rapid immune response Covid-19 vaccine tested in Wuhan induces rapid immune response

For this, Prof Chen put a caveat to the findings saying: "These results should be interpreted cautiously". Speaking to STATNews , Michael Mina from Harvard's T.H. These antibodies can bind to the coronavirus but do not necessarily attack it. The...

Slightly Earlier Shutdown in United States Would Have Saved 36,000 Lives Slightly Earlier Shutdown in United States Would Have Saved 36,000 Lives

Researchers at Harvard estimated that the USA needed to administer at least 20 million coronavirus tests a day by late July in order to "fully remobilize the country". What did President Trump say? . "So let's see what happens, but I think it's go...

Coronavirus breakthrough as Bill Gates backed vaccine enters Phase 1 trial Coronavirus breakthrough as Bill Gates backed vaccine enters Phase 1 trial

Typically, vaccines have to go through three phases of clinical trials before they are approved for mass production. Even researchers in China admit the limitations of the Ad5-based vaccine for this reason, per the report . But results were only...

World Health Organization to temporarily stop study of malaria drug World Health Organization to temporarily stop study of malaria drug

He said the concern related only to the use of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for Covid-19, adding that the drugs are accepted treatments for people with malaria and auto-immune diseases. "You'd be surprised at how many people are taking it, espe...

Yemen's health system 'has in effect collapsed' as COVID spreads - U.N. Yemen's health system 'has in effect collapsed' as COVID spreads - U.N.

The healthcare system in Yemen has "in effect collapsed", the United Nations said Friday in citing figures from its agencies and other humanitarian organisations working in the country, and COVID-19 is spreading. "It is very, very critical that the g...

Trump Threatens to Pull GOP Convention From NC Trump Threatens to Pull GOP Convention From NC

He says he would do this because of Governor Roy Cooper's COVID-19 executive order. "This is not something I want to do", he concluded. The convention is now scheduled for August 24 at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, but North Carolina - whic...

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