Global coronavirus cases exceeded 30 million, according to a Reuters tally, with the pandemic showing no signs of slowing.
Sinovac Biotech plans to start a clinical trial of the Chinese vaccine maker’s experimental coronavirus vaccine with children and adolescents in September, widening the company’s test on a shot that is already in the final stage of study with adults.
The adverse events that led to a pause in trials evaluating AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate may not have been associated with the vaccine itself, according to a document outlining participant information that was posted online by the Oxford University.
Treating critically ill Covid-19 patients with corticosteroid drugs reduces the risk of death by 20 percent, an analysis of seven international trials found, prompting the World Health Organization to update its advice on treatment.
Aiming to strengthen the concept “Nutrition Connects Us,” created by FCB Health Brasil, Nestlé Health Science is continuing the story of nutritionist Malu – which the company started in 2019 – and launching a new campaign on National Nutritionist Day.
AstraZeneca Plc has begun enrolling adults for a U.S.-funded, 30,000-subject late-stage study of the company’s high-profile Covid-19 vaccine candidate.
U.S. cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed six million as many states in the Midwest reported increasing infections, according to a Reuters tally.
Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the Covid-19 pandemic.
The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 800,000 according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India leading the rise in fatalities.
Johnson & Johnson aims to test the company’s experimental coronavirus vaccine in up to 60,000 volunteers in a late-stage trial scheduled to start in September, according to a U.S. government database of clinical trials.