A previously undisclosed intelligence report by the U.S. State Department shows that three scientists at China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology received hospital care in November 2019 for influenza-like symptoms. The findings were on a State Department fact sheet that said they went to the hospital “with symptoms consistent with both Covid-19 and common seasonal illness.”
Data was withheld from World Health Organization investigators who travelled to China to research the origins of the coronavirus epidemic, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on March 30.
Chinese authorities refused to provide World Health Organization investigators with raw, personalized data on early Covid-19 cases that could help them determine how and when the coronavirus first began to spread in China, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing WHO investigators.
Anat Ashkenazi was tapped to take over as chief financial officer of Eli Lilly following the abrupt resignation of Josh Smiley, who departed the company following allegations of an inappropriate relationship with an employee.
The head of a World Health Organization-led team probing the origins of Covid-19 said bats remain a likely source and that transmission of the virus via frozen food is a possibility that warrants further investigation, but he ruled out a lab leak.
Two months after stepping down from the role of chief executive officer of Legend Biotech, Fangliang “Frank” Zhang was arrested for smuggling genetic resources from the People’s Republic of China.
The FDA found “unacceptable levels” of a cancer-causing impurity in limited testing using low-heat method of samples of heartburn medicines such as Zantac containing the ingredient ranitidine.