Working on a cure

Working on a cure

Scientists around the world are looking for a coronavirus vaccine. It’s essential not to rush this process, and it will take months or even years to develop the vaccine and make sure it’s safe. But the work has begun and some promising avenues have already...
Antiviral’s emergency approval

Antiviral’s emergency approval

May 7, 2020 Remdesivir is an antiviral infusion treatment designed to weaken and kill Ebola by reducing its “viral load” – or disease burden. The infusion treatment appeared promising enough with Covid-19 as it entered the final stage of clinical trials that drug...
Good covid news

Good covid news

– The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus has been trending down. The seven-day rolling average was 15% May 5th, down from 29% as recently as April 17th. – The total number of people with a positive test result has also been trending...
COVID vaccine protects monkeys

COVID vaccine protects monkeys

For the first time, one of the many COVID-19 vaccines in development has protected an animal, rhesus macaques, from infection by the new coronavirus, scientists report. The vaccine, an old-fashioned formulation consisting of a chemically inactivated version of the...