Global coronavirus cases surpassed 6 million, according to a Reuters tally, as Latin America reported a grim milestone of 50,000 deaths from the disease.
The United States will end its relationship with the World Health Organization over the body’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump said, accusing the U.N. agency of becoming a puppet of China.
A COVID-19 vaccine candidate under development by China’s CanSino Biologics is moving forward in development after the company published data supporting patient safety.
Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally.
The top U.S. spy agency said for the first time that the American intelligence community believes the COVID-19 virus that originated in China was not manmade or genetically modified.
The World Health Organization said on Saturday that there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second coronavirus infection.
Researchers with Scripps Research and other institutions around the globe published a study in the journal Nature Medicine debunking the theory that the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is manmade after an analysis of the genome sequence of SARS-CoV-2.
While employees of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Biogen who attended a management meeting in Boston tested positive for COVID-19, numerous biopharma organizations are cancelling or postponing activities that involve large groups of people.
The window of opportunity to contain wider international spread of the epidemic of the new coronavirus disease is closing, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned, after cases were reported in Iran and Lebanon.
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which originated in Wuhan, China in December 2019, has been making headlines left and right as the ticker climbs of those who have been sickened and died from the virus.