In a summary of some recent studies on Covid-19, an arthritis drug cuts the death risk in high-risk patients and heart medications might help prevent Covid-19 blood clots.
President Joe Biden took aim on Sept. 9 at vaccine resistance in America, announcing policies requiring most federal employees to get Covid-19 vaccinations and pushing large employers to have their workers inoculated or tested weekly.
Heading into fall, with the Covid-19 pandemic surging again and researchers tracking new variants, there is plenty of news. BioSpace takes a look, including several research studies suggesting that some people have unusually strong immunity against Covid-19.
President Joe Biden on Sept. 9 will present a six-pronged strategy intended to fight the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus Delta variant and increase U.S. Covid-19 vaccinations, the White House said on Sept. 7.
As Covid-19 infections driven by the Delta variant continue to spike across much of the United States, stretching health care services to the limits, the White House is seeking $65 billion to lay the groundwork for future pandemic preparedness.
Data from Johns Hopkins University demonstrate that daily Covid-19 infections increased 316 percent from Labor Day 2020, or about four times more.
Indian drug developer Hetero received emergency use approval from the country’s health authorities to make a generic version of Roche Holding AG’s Covid-19 drug.
In a scene replayed across the United States, angry parents and activists streamed into a meeting of the Florida’s Lake County school board on Sept. 2 where it considered whether to mandate mask-wearing for students and staff due to Covid.
As cases of the Delta variant continue to raise concerns across the United States, a new variant reaches a warning level for the World Health Organization.
A new coronavirus variant that was first detected in South Africa during May does not appear to be spreading, the World Health Organization said on Aug. 31, adding WHO was monitoring the variant as the virus evolves.