Global Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 500,000

Dr. Anthony Fauci, right, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as Vice President Pence speaks during a news conference with the Coronavirus Task Force at the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday. […]

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As the Meat Supply Chain was Disrupted with the COVID-19 Outbreak, Opportunities Exist for Plant-based Meat Companies

Dublin, June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ResearchAndMarkets.com has published a new article “More Consumers Turn to Plant-Based Meats” The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption to the meat supply chain. Many manufacturers have had to close or idle meat […]

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Is the worst of the pandemic behind us? Here’s what scientists know

Over the weekend, there were no new deaths from coronavirus in London, Scotland or Northern Ireland. Slowly, the number of hospitalisations and deaths is falling across the UK. Rather than celebrating these early signs that the worst of the […]

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Preprinting a pandemic: the role of preprints in the COVID-19 pandemic

The world continues to face an ongoing viral pandemic that presents a serious threat to human health. The virus underlying the COVID-19 disease, SARS-CoV-2, has caused over 3.2 million confirmed cases and 220,000 deaths between January and April 2020. […]

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Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Preliminary Report

Abstract Although several therapeutic agents have been evaluated for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), none have yet been shown to be efficacious. We conducted a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of intravenous remdesivir in adults hospitalized with Covid-19 […]

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Prolonged COVID-19 virus shedding noted in China

Patients with COVID-19 outside of Wuhan, China, shed the virus for a median of 17 days, according to a retrospective cohort study published yesterday in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases. Also, a study in the same journal found […]

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US COVID-19 deaths pass 90,000 as Moderna vaccine delivers promising phase 1 results

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate appears safe for human use , the company said today as it released results from the phase 1 trial of mRNA-1273. The dose-dependent trial sets the stage for a phase 2 trial, expected to start […]

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