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Severely ill coronavirus patients treated with plasma from survivors recovered FIVE days faster A new study from a Chinese team found that 'severelyill' patients recovered roughly five days faster with plasma treatment and 91% recovered compared to 68% of the control group.
Mail Online | 10 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Malaria drug touted by Trump fails to prevent COVID-19 in high profile study The malaria drug promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19 was ineffective in preventing infection in people exposed to the coronavirus, according to a widely anticipated clinical trial released on Wednesday.
Reuters | 10 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
British PM Johnson hosts global vaccine summit, calls for funding British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host a global vaccine summit on Thursday, urging nations to pledge funding for vaccinations against infectious diseases to help the poorest countries tackle the coronavirus crisis.
Reuters | 10 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Two more people infected with Ebola in new Congo outbreak, WHO says The Ebola virus has infected two more people in Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of Congo and spread to a new area 150 km (93 miles) away from the original six cases, the World Heath Organization said on Wednesday.
Reuters | 10 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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WHO will RESUME trials of hydroxychloroquine On Wednesday, WHO director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the hydroxychloroquine arms of the SOLIDARITY trial would resume, based on expert advice.
Mail Online | 10 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Drug touted by Trump fails to prevent COVID-19 in study The first large study of whether the drug could prevent people from getting infected finds it's no better than a placebo.
CBS News | 11 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Russian city of St. Petersburg reports spike in deaths in May amid COVID-19 outbreak Russia's second biggest city of St. Petersburg recorded a death rate last month 32% higher than last year, official data showed on Wednesday, suggesting that there may be more people dying of COVID-19 than are being reported.
Reuters | 11 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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First-Time Gun Owners at Risk for Suicide, Major Study Confirms Men were eight times as likely to kill themselves by gunshot than non-owners. Women were 35 times as likely.
New York Times | 11 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Claims of a Weaker COVID-19 Virus Disputed It could take generations for enough genetic change to take place to substantially weaken a coronavirus -- both the one that causes COVID-19 and other forms that were around before it.
WebMD | 11 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists: NYT The Trump administration has selected five companies, including Moderna Inc, AstraZeneca Plc and Pfizer Inc, as the most likely candidates to produce a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing senior officials.
Reuters | 11 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend