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Novavax’s coronavirus vaccine generates promising immune response in early trial, data shows

Dr. Sonia Macieiewski (R) and Dr. Nita Patel, Director of Antibody discovery and Vaccine development, look at a sample of a respiratory virus at Novavax labs in Rockville, Maryland on March 20, 2020, one of the labs developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Novavax announced Tuesday its… Read More »

Trump Administration Bypasses CDC on Collection of Coronavirus Hospital Data

WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020 As 64,000 new U.S. coronavirus cases were reported Tuesday and states struggled to control the spread of the virus, the Trump Administration stripped the country’s leading public health agency of the ability to collect hospitalization data on COVID-19. Instead of patient information going to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and… Read More »

Gilead’s remdesivir scores emergency FDA nod in COVID-19 days after big data reveal

Days after U.S. officials and others reported the first positive controlled data for Gilead’s remdesivir in COVID-19, the FDA has given the drug an emergency use authorization. President Donald Trump and Gilead CEO Daniel O’Day made the announcement Friday afternoon at the White House, according to CNBC’s Meg Tirrell. An FDA fact sheet on the… Read More »

Open health data privacy debate set to drive post-COVID-19 planning

Encouraging an open debate about the secondary use of data and the preservation of privacy must be central to any preparations for the inevitable second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and beyond, Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical of officer of HIMSS, has said during a Public Policy Projects discussion, COVID-19 Planning for the Future. Dr… Read More »