Tag Archives: COVID19

Will Trump, Congressional Infections Boost Innovations For Covid-19 Survivors?

By MICHAEL MILLENSON When powerful politicians confront a life-threatening diagnosis, it can change policy priorities.  In addition to President Trump and a slew of top aides, five U.S. senators and 15 members of the House of Representatives have now tested positive or been presumed positive in tests for Covid-19 as of Oct. 5, according to… Read More »

Vouchers to boost SA tourism amid COVID-19

Accommodation vouchers are being offered to boost tourism across South Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic but the state opposition says they’re too limited. The Great State vouchers, which became available from Thursday, offer $ 100 off accommodation in Adelaide and $ 50 off in regional centres, provided travellers are staying at participating venues. Premier Steven… Read More »

Eli Lilly taps Fujifilm to chip in on COVID-19 antibody manufacturing as it awaits FDA’s emergency use decision

Shortly after rolling out interim data on its COVID-19 antibody hopeful, Eli Lilly last week sent the therapy ahead to the FDA for a potential emergency nod. If the antibody crosses the finish line, Lilly can expect a huge surge in demand—and it’s bringing in a manufacturing partner to help out.  Lilly has signed on… Read More »

How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »

London is put on lockdown watch-list after a spike in Covid-19 infections and hospital admissions 

MORE towns go into lockdown – so is London next? Capital is put on watch list as Wigan, Stockport, and Blackpool are banned from mixing from MIDNIGHT and experts warn R rate could now be as high as 1.5 with 6,874 new cases and 34 deaths SAGE upped estimate as to how quickly Covid-19 is… Read More »