Point-of-care testing is a critical tool in the battle against Covid-19, and researchers in Indiana are working around the clock to deliver rapid tests with high specificity.

The United States surpassed 170,000 coronavirus deaths, according to a Reuters tally, as health officials express concerns over Covid-19 complicating the fall flu season.

A paper published in the journal Science on August 8 suggests that it may be possible to speed up the drug discovery process.

The number of new Covid-19 cases among children in the United States rose 40% in the last two weeks of July, according to a report released just weeks before tens of millions of American students are scheduled to begin the new school year.

Global coronavirus cases pushed past 20 million, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India accounting for more than half of all known infections.

Gilead Sciences Inc. filed a marketing application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the company’s experimental Covid-19 drug remdesivir.

The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections “extraordinarily widespread” in rural areas as well as cities, White House coronavirus experts said on Sunday.

U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by over 25,000 in July and cases doubled in 19 states during the month, according to a Reuters tally, dealing a crushing blow to hopes of quickly reopening the economy.

U.S. President Donald Trump signed four executive orders aiming at lowering prices that Americans pay for prescription drugs as he faces an uphill re-election battle and criticism over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

The deadly fungal infection Candida auris reared its head iin a Los Angeles healthcare facility and could be related to Covid-19 cases through the conservation of personal protective equipment strategies. Amplyx Pharmaceuticals is working to develop a first-line treatment for patients with invasive fungal infections caused by Candida.