The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, with Thursday’s 150,000 new cases the highest in a single day and nearly half of those in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

Healthcare workers in Britain and Thailand started taking part in a trial to determine whether two anti-malarial drugs can prevent COVID-19, including one that U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking.

A top U.S. scientist said governments should not count on a successful vaccine against COVID-19 being developed anytime soon when deciding whether to ease restrictions imposed to curb the pandemic.

A key modeling study from Singapore has found that putting multiple social lockdowns in place – including school closures – will have the biggest impact on curbing COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by the new coronavirus.

Asia reported hundreds of new coronavirus cases – including an American soldier stationed in South Korea – as the United States warned of a pandemic, the disease spread in Europe and Brazil confirmed Latin America’s first infection.

China’s National Health Commission stated today that the coronavirus has infected 5,974 individuals, resulting in 132 deaths and 103 people being cured.

Biotechnology giant Amgen Inc. expects up to a quarter of the company’s growth to come from Asia over the next decade, Chief Executive Officer Robert Bradway told Reuters.

Fitbit Inc. won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country’s citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October 2019.

EVERSANA, a leading independent provider of global commercial services to the life science industry, announced the rapid expansion of the company’s Asia Pacific business with the addition of two new offices in Singapore and Mumbai.

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