Brazil health regulator approves clinical trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa has approved human clinical trials for a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by scientists at Oxford University and supported by […]

Asymptomatic care workers unknowingly spread coronavirus

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Care home provider MHA told Newsnight nearly 45% of residents who had a positive test were also asymptomatic. Large numbers of staff could have been unknowingly spreading coronavirus through care homes, according to the UK’s largest charitable care home provider. Data from MHA shows 42% of its staff […]

UK Prime Minister – WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus press conference (3 June 2020)

Good evening Welcome to the press conference. Let me first run you through the latest data on our current of virus response Four million 786219 test The kind of ours have not been carried out or posted out in the UK, including Hundred and 71008 Hundred and 20 – nine tests yesterday, – 9008 hundred […]

Malaria drug touted by Trump ineffective to prevent COVID-19 in high profile study

(Reuters) – The malaria drug promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19 was shown to be ineffective in preventing infection in people exposed to the coronavirus, according to a widely anticipated clinical trial released on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The drug hydroxychloroquine, pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump and others in recent […]

Coronavirus: I volunteered for the vaccine trial – here’s what happened | UK News

Human trials are under way of a potential vaccine for COVID-19 being developed by scientists at the University of Oxford. If it proves effective it could be the silver bullet that brings the pandemic to an end. Dr Ellie Cannon is a family GP and well-known broadcaster and columnist. She has volunteered to take part […]

UK COVID-19 test and trace data to be published from next week

FILE PHOTO: Executive Chair of NHS Test and Trace, Baroness Dido Harding speaks during a daily news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 27, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – The leader of Britain’s COVID-19 test and trace programme said she hoped […]