Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Update Online

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: Today, the FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the investigational antiviral drug remdesivir. The EUAExternal Link Disclaimer allows for remdesivir to be distributed in the U.S. and administered by health …

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Latest Information

Diagnosis If you develop symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and you’ve been exposed to the virus, contact your doctor. Tell him or her if you’ve traveled to any areas with ongoing community spread of COVID-19 according to CDC and WHO. Also let your doctor know if you’ve had close contact with anyone who has …

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Australia National Science Agency Begins Coronavirus Vaccine Tests

Australia’s national science agency will test two vaccine candidates over the next three months. It is part of a global race to halt the coronavirus pandemic. Australian government scientists have begun the first stages of testing for a potential vaccine against the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19. …

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Turkish Scientists Working on COVID-19 Vaccine May 2020

A Turkish university has started to work on developing a native DNA vaccine for coronavirus, the institution’s head said on March 27. In a statement, Necdet Budak, head of Ege University in İzmir province, said that since a licensed vaccine for COVID-19 was not yet available, many countries initiated research on the subject. …

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China’s COVID-19 Vaccines Expected to Enter Clinical Trials

A researcher shows the experiment to develop an MRNA vaccine targeting the novel coronavirus in east China’s Shanghai, Jan. 29, 2020. Research and development of COVID-19 vaccines in China, not slower than foreign counterparts, has been carried out in a scientific, standardized and orderly way, said Wang Junzhi, an academician …

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