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uscoronavirus aug10 The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States crossed 5 million Sunday. One fifth of these cases, or a million, were reported in just more than two weeks. However, a sharp drop in new cases and deaths were reported at the weekend. An additional 46,935 coronavirus infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the country to 5044864, as p

hand sanitizer 080720 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that swallowing hand sanitizers that contain methanol can cause permanent blindness or death, if not treated. The federal health agency called on people to immediately discontinue use of hand sanitizers recalled by U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Some of the hand sanitizers that FDA banned from consumption in the country include the following:

uscoronavirus aug07 The United States recorded 1848 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number since May 14. The U.S. also crossed the 160,000 mark for deaths on Thursday. With this, the total death toll in the country rose to 160104 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Friday. 59765 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 48

uscoronavirus 0806 The United States recorded 1,426 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the second highest daily number in more than two months. The total death toll in the country rose to 158256 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Thursday. 52,373 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4823892. After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths a

cdc aug05 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert saying that it expects an outbreak of a rare, serious paralyzing condition that mostly affects young children this year. Since 2014, outbreaks of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) have occurred in the United States every 2 years. CDC said it anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for AFM cases. The next outbreak could oc

uscoronavirus aug05 After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths and infections began to show an uptick in the United States. After the number of new coronavirus cases in the country remaining under 50000 for four consecutive days, 53,803 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4771519. Still, this is a better situation when compared to last week, when there were an aver

Eurofins U.S. Clinical Diagnostics, affiliated to Eurofins Scientific (ERFSF.PK, EUFI.PA), announced Wednesday the launch of lower cost highly accurate COVID-19 PCR test. The test will be offered through its network of U.S. laboratories, including Viracor Eurofins beginning mid-August. The company...

uscoronavirus aug04 For the second consecutive day, the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States remained under 50000, and casualty rate continued to fall below 1000. This is a better situation when compared to last week, when more than 60,000 new infections were being reported daily, and more than 1000 people were dying from the viral disease every day in the U.S. With 49,380 new cases reporting in t

uscoronavirus aug03 The United States reported a drastic fall in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths Sunday. After recording more than 60,000 infections daily for the fifth consecutive day, new cases sharply fell to 47,508 on Sunday, taking the country's total to 4668336. This is the lowest daily case in nearly a month. Likewise, for the last one week, more than 1000 people were dying from the viral dis

Healthcare major Eli Lilly and Co. (LLY) announced Monday that it has initiated BLAZE-2, a Phase 3 trial studying LY-CoV555 for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 in residents and staff at long-term care facilities in the U.S. LY-CoV555, the lead antibody from Lilly's collaboration...

Drug makers Sanofi (SNYNF, SNY) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK.L, GSK) announced Monday that they are in advanced discussions with the European Commission for the supply of up to 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine candidate, developed by Sanofi in partnership with GSK, is based on...

uscoronavirus july31 More than 1,200 people died of coronavirus for the third day in a row in the United States. The country on Thursday recorded 1394 cornavirus-related casualties, the second highest daily number in more than two months. The total death toll in the United States rose to 152070 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. Florida reported a record 253 deaths on Thursday, taking the state's total

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