Tag Archives: Biotechnology

WHO says health systems collapsing, ‘This isn’t just a bad flu season’

[ad_1] World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures during a press briefing on evolution of new coronavirus epidemic on January 29, 2020 in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images World Health Organization officials warned Friday against dismissing the coronavirus that’s swept across the globe as just a …

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US has more than 13,000 cases, California says 25.5 million will get virus

[ad_1] The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s Asia-Pacific team. Global cases: More than 242,000 Global deaths: At least 9,800 US cases: At least 13,000 US deaths: At least 176 All data above is provided …

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New Orleans Saints coach tests positive, Spain’s death toll tops 1,000

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 245,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: At …

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US coronavirus cases surpass 10,000, doubling in two days

[ad_1] The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 10,000 on Thursday, doubling over two days as states ramp up testing and the coronavirus sweeps across the country. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday morning that the state confirmed 1,769 new cases in the last day, …

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US coronavirus cases surpass 5,000, up fivefold from a week ago

[ad_1] The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 5,000 in the United States on Tuesday, increasing fivefold over seven days as states ramp up testing and the new flu-like coronavirus sweeps across the country. Across the country, the virus has infected more than 5,145 and killed at least 91 people as …

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WHO officials warn US President Trump against calling coronavirus ‘the Chinese virus’

[ad_1] World Health Organization officials warned against calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus” as U.S. President Donald Trump has done, saying that it could unintentionally lead to racial profiling. “Viruses no know borders and they don’t care about your ethnicity, the color of your skin or how much money you have …

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Coronavirus will infect half the global population, EIU predicts

[ad_1] The new coronavirus will infect half of the global population and have a fatality rate of up to 3%, analysts said Wednesday. “We assume that the virus will infect around 50% of the world population; 20% of the cases will be severe, and 1-3% will result in deaths,” analysts …

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Telemedicine crashes, Trump offers August timeline

[ad_1] The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s Asia-Pacific team. Global cases: More than 181,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: At least 7,113, according to Johns Hopkins University. US cases: At least 4,281, according to …

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Mnuchin warns of high unemployment, celebrities ‘tour’ social media

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 201,000 Global deaths: At least 8,007 US cases: At least 6,496 US …

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Regeneron aims to have coronavirus drug ready for testing early summer

[ad_1] Biotech giant Regeneron said it aims to have doses of a potential drug for COVID-19 ready to start human clinical trials by early summer. The approach involves creating antibodies to the virus that could be used to treat the disease and to prevent it, Regeneron said in a statement …

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