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uscoronavirus jan15 U.S. Covid hospitalizations again started showing a downward trend, prompting Covid Tracking Project to say that it seems to be the first signs of hospitalizations slowing down at national level. A total of 128,947 patients are admitted in U.S. hospitals with coronavirus, as per the latest data published by the U.S. collaborative volunteer-run effort to track the pandemic. Out of this, 23,891 pat

Canadian cannabis company Aurora Cannabis Inc. said it has entered into an agreement with Great North Distributors Inc., Canada's first national sales broker for legalized adult-use cannabis. Under the deal, Great North will be the exclusive representative for Aurora's portfolio of brands across...

uscoronavirus jan14 COVID-19 deaths are up by 10 percent or more in 25 states across the United States, as per latest data published by COVID Tracking Project. Over the past week, an average of more than 3,300 deaths from coronavirus infection occurred in the country every day, which marks an increase of 217 percent from mid-November, according to Johns Hopkins University. With 3968 additional fatalities reporting

johnsonjohnson jan14 Johnson & Johnson announced that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, JNJ-78436735, being developed by its unit Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies and currently undergoing in a Phase 3 trial, has been found to be safe and well tolerated. The interim Phase 1/2a data was published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. A preview of part of these interim data was posted on medRxiv in September

Marijuana sales in Colorado exceeded $2 billion in calendar year 2020, even without including sales figures for the month of December. According to data released by the Colorado Department of Revenue or CDOR, total marijuana sales for the period from January to November 2020 was $2.004 billion. In...

uscoronavirus jan13 Covid-19 deaths in the United States crossed the 4,000 threshold in a single day for the second time since the pandemic broke out a year ago, hitting an all-time record. With 4516 additional fatalities reporting in the last 24 hours, the total U.S. death toll from the deadly disease rose to 380796, as per the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University. 548 of these deaths were reported from C

Nugg Club, a California-based subscription cannabis club , said it has expanded its monthly cannabis subscription service to consumers in California's Inland Empire area. Since April, Nugg Club has delivered $99 monthly boxes to consumers in Los Angeles and Orange County. The boxes, which are...

Moderna Inc. (MRNA) said Tuesday that the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, Swissmedic, has authorized the company's COVID-19 vaccine in Switzerland. The vaccine has been granted temporary approval by Swissmedic based upon the recommendation of the Human Medicines Expert Committee which authorizes...

uscoronavirus jan12 With the number of all coronavirus metrics in California skyrocketing, COVID Tracking Project reported that "Unbelievable tragedy is unfolding" in the Golden state. As per the latest update published by the U.S. collaborative volunteer-run effort to track the pandemic on Tuesday, a total of 22633 patients are currently admitted in California hospitals with the deadly disease. This is more than

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L) announced Tuesday an agreement with the U.K.-based AGILE initiative to evaluate VIR-7832 in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 in a Phase 1b/2a clinical trial. The trial is due to begin in the first quarter of 2021. VIR-7832...

Cannabis company TerrAscend Corp. said it has completed the second phase of construction at its cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility located in Boonton, New Jersey. The company has now added about 80,000 square feet of indoor cultivation to the existing on-site greenhouse and post-harvest...

uscoronavirus jan11 For the fourth consecutive day, a fall in COVID hospitalizations has been reported in the United States. As per the latest update published by COVID Tracking Project on Monday, a total of 129,229 patients are currently admitted in U.S. hospitals with the deadly disease. Out of this, 23,625 patients are admitted in Intensive Care Units. This is the 40th consecutive day that COVID hospitalizations

Vireo Health International Inc., a multi-state cannabis company, said Friday it has launched a new line of terpene-enhanced brand of dry cannabis flower called 'Amplifi'. The product line will feature dry cannabis flower strains sold in 3.5-gram TerpSafe jars. Amplifi is the first brand to utilize...

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has been given regulatory approval for supply by the U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. It is the third COVID-19 vaccine to be approved for use by the MHRA. The vaccine is approved for use in people 18 years and over, and it can be used by pregnant...

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and BioNTech SE (BNTX) announced Friday results from an in vitro study conducted by Pfizer and the University of Texas Medical Branch or UTMB. The results show the antibodies from people who have received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine effectively neutralize SARS-CoV-2 with...

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