Florida recorded more than 12,600 new coronavirus cases on Monday, its second-highest daily total since the outbreak began, coinciding with the state’s attempt to revive tourism and attract visitors to the recently reopened Disney World.
Equillium partner Biocon reported data from a clinical trial showing that itolizumab significantly decreased mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
Coronavirus infections rose above 13 million across the world on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, climbing by one million in just five days in a pandemic that has killed more than half a million people.
Florida reported a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours on Sunday, as the Trump administration renewed a push for schools to reopen and anti-mask protests were planned in Michigan and Missouri.
The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 230,370 in 24 hours.
The U.S. government allocated more than 11,000 courses of Gilead Sciences Inc.’s Covid-19 treatment remdesivir to the four states being hardest hit by the fast-spreading outbreak in the United States.
Recently published scientific studies include research into whether Covid-19 immunity might not be possible.
A clinical trial of Fujifilm Holdings’ Avigan drug yielded inconclusive results as a treatment of COVID-19, Japanese researchers said on Friday.
Record-breaking coronavirus cases and deaths in several U.S. states are dimming hopes of economic recovery, with cellphone data showing shoppers are staying away from stores in areas where cases are rising the most.
The World Health Organization is setting up an independent panel to review the WHO’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments worldwide.