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Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine candidate is stable in standard home refrigerator
ModernaNovember 16, 2020 ET
Moderna announced new data showing that mRNA-1273, its coronavirus vaccine candidate, remains stable at 2° to 8°C, the temperature of a standard home or medical refrigerator, for 30 days.
Respiratory failure in coronavirus usually not driven by cytokine storm
Washington School of MedicineNovember 16, 2020 ET
A study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and St. Jude Children\'s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, suggests that only 4 percent of coronavirus patients had the sky high levels of immune molecules that signify a so called cytokine storm.
New coronavirus cases continue to surge in Canada
OntarioNovember 16, 2020 ET
New coronavirus cases continue to increase in Canada and some provinces in the country have broken coronavirus records.
Germany reports 10,824 more coronavirus cases
GermanyNovember 16, 2020 ET
Germany\'s coronavirus infections rose by 10,824 within one day to 801,327, the federal government agency for disease control and prevention Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said on Monday.
Janssen to begin coronavirus vaccine trials in UK
JanssenNovember 16, 2020 ET
Janssen will begin clinical trials of its potential vaccine in the UK, involving volunteers.
5 Iran vaccines among WHO coronavirus candidates
Kianoush JahanpourNovember 15, 2020 ET
Iran\'s Food and Drug Organization Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour announced that five Iranian coronavirus vaccines have been put on the list of WHO coronavirus candidates.
UK records another 26,860 coronavirus cases, 462 deaths
BritainNovember 15, 2020 ET
Another 26,860 people in Britain have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,344,356, according to official figures released Saturday.
France reports over 30,000 coronavirus cases in a day
FranceNovember 15, 2020 ET
France confirmed 32,095 coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, pushing the total count to nearly 2 million, while hospitalization-related figures improved, figures released by health authorities showed on Saturday.
South Sudan and WHO start campaign to vaccinate 1.5 mln children against polio
South SudanNovember 14, 2020 ET
South Sudan in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday launched a fresh campaign aiming to vaccinate 1.5 million children against polio following another polio outbreak.
Chinese coronavirus vaccine to enter late stage trial in Uzbekistan
UzbekistanNovember 14, 2020 ET
The Uzbek government has recently told media that the country will carry out a phase 3 trial of a China developed vaccine for coronavirus, which makes the vaccine China\'s fifth candidate to enter late stage human tests overseas.
Fluvoxamine may prevent serious illness in coronavirus patients
FluvoxamineNovember 14, 2020 ET
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found in a preliminary study that the drug fluvoxamine seems to prevent some of the most serious complications of coronavirus patients and make hospitalization and the need for supplemental oxygen less likely.
Sweden reports 5,990 new coronavirus cases
SwedenNovember 14, 2020 ET
Sweden Friday reported 5,990 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic, according to its Health Agency.
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