The AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine has up to 90% efficacy against SARS-CoV-2—and would be easier to distribute than other promising candidates, according to interim results from a Phase 3 vaccine trial.
The antiviral remdesivir should not be used as a treatment for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, the WHO now says, citing a lack of evidence that it improves survival or reduces the need for ventilators,
COVID-19 has taken more than 250,000 lives in the US—more than strokes, suicides, and car crashes combined in a typical year,
A controversial new study out of Denmark has found that wearing surgical masks did little to protect wearers from contracting COVID-19—clashing
It’s been a big month for Loyce Pace. Last week, she was appointed to President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board—but as she pointed out on Twitter, “I still very much have a day job”—as president and executive director of Global Health Council.
This is exciting news. The most robust study yet on COVID-19 immunity has found that it may last for years and perhaps decades. The study by researchers at the La Jolla Institute of Immunology has not yet been peer reviewed, but it squares with similar findings from…
Less disruptive and costly COVID-19 restrictions can work as well as more intrusive steps like lockdowns to slow the spread of SARS-CoV2, according to a new study ranking the effectiveness of government interventions around the world. The researchers from the Medical…
The WHO unveiled a new 3-par
The world has closely watched Sweden’s light-touch approach to pandemic restrictions. Now, like many of its neighbors, the country’s cases are surging—possibly at the fastest rate in Europe.
More good vaccine news broke this morning as biotech company Moderna announced