Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taming COVID-19 requires urgent search for both vaccine and treatment

Bonnie Robeson, a senior lecturer at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, knows what it's like to take part in an urgent race to find a vaccine or treatment for a lethal malady, such as the current effort to contain the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gilead Sciences exporting remdesivir, CEO says

The head of the maker of remdesivir, an anti-viral shown to reduce recovery times in COVID-19 patients, said Sunday the company has been exporting the drug and is making it available to patients in the United States through ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DNA may hold the key to protecting populations from COVID-19

Scientists from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Science are part of a global team that is developing a new DNA test for COVID-19, which can provide faster and more detailed results than other tests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gilead drug proves effective against coronavirus in US study (Update)

For the first time, a major study suggests that an experimental drug works against the new coronavirus, and U.S. government officials said Wednesday that they would work to make it available to appropriate patients as quickly ...

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