Tag Archives: COVID19

FDA Approves Veklury (remdesivir) for the Treatment of COVID-19

FDA Approves Veklury (remdesivir) for the Treatment of COVID-19 FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 22, 2020– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 requiring hospitalization. As an antiviral drug, Veklury works to stop replication… Read More »

New Covid-19 antigen test: Fast and reliable results in just 15 minutes

Preventing further spread of the coronavirus and taking pressure off laboratories – it is possible with the NADAL® Covid-19 Antigen Test from Germany. Whether in schools, nursing homes, hospitals, companies, or at the airport or larger events: The result is available in just 15 minutes. The new rapid test from medical technology company nal von… Read More »

UK marchers compare COVID-19 to ‘man flu’

Anti-lockdown campaigners have marched through London in protest at Government restrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus. Led by former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s brother Piers, demonstrators chanted “stick your poison vaccine up your arse”, “take off your masks” and “we are the 99%” as they walked down Oxford Street, the main shopping street in central London.… Read More »

Covid-19 news: New three-tier coronavirus system announced for England

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A television shows Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons in London, as customers sit at tables inside the Richmond Pub in Liverpool, UKPAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as… Read More »

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Enhances Fatality Risk Due to COVID-19

Pennsylvania, October 11: Certain pre-existing medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, hypertension may increase the risk of death due to COVID-19, according to a study. Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine say their findings may help public health officials improve patient care and develop interventions that can target these high-risk populations. Also Read | COVID-19 Virus… Read More »

How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »

Lawmakers ask for investigation on alleged redirection of COVID-19 funds

Two Democratic members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees are formally requesting that the Department of Defense Inspector General investigate reports that the Pentagon redirected hundreds of millions of dollars meant for COVID-19 response to defense contractors for “jet engine parts, body armor and dress uniforms,” according to the letter.  United States Senator… Read More »