Tag Archives: Infectious diseases

Indonesia reports 9,944 new coronavirus daily infections

[ad_1] JAKARTA, June 16 (Reuters) – Indonesia reported 9,944 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, its highest daily number of new cases since Feb. 22, with 196 new deaths. Indonesia’s total infections are 1,937,652, with 53,476 fatalities overall, according to data from its COVID-19 task force. (Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing …

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Regeneron’s Antibody Drug Cuts Risk of Death in Some Covid-19 Patients

[ad_1] An antibody treatment developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. REGN -0.24% has been shown to significantly cut the risk of death among certain hospitalized Covid-19 patients, raising hopes for a valuable new tool for tackling severe cases. A large U.K. trial involving nearly 10,000 patients showed that administering REGEN-COV on …

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In Oman, fungal infection detected in some COVID-19 patients

[ad_1] Oman says its doctors have detected a potentially fatal fungal infection afflicting some coronavirus patients By ISABEL DEBRE Associated Press June 15, 2021, 12:40 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Oman announced Tuesday that its doctors have detected …

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The Latest: US death toll surpasses 600,000 from coronavirus | News

[ad_1] NEW YORK — The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has topped 600,000 as the vaccination drive has decreased daily cases and deaths. That’s according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The number of lives lost is greater than the population of Baltimore or Milwaukee. It is about equal …

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The Latest: US death toll surpasses 600,000 from coronavirus | News

[ad_1] NEW YORK — The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has topped 600,000 as the vaccination drive has decreased daily cases and deaths. That’s according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The number of lives lost is greater than the population of Baltimore or Milwaukee. It is about equal …

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Kremlin dismayed by slow rate of vaccinations amid COVID-19 surge

[ad_1] MOSCOW (Reuters) -The Kremlin said on Tuesday it was dismayed by Russia’s slow rate of COVID-19 vaccinations as a surge in coronavirus cases prompted several regions to impose new restrictions and ramp up hospital capacity. FILE PHOTO: A woman receives a dose of Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine against the …

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AstraZeneca Covid-19 Antibody Treatment Suffers Setback

[ad_1] AstraZeneca AZN 0.09% PLC’s coronavirus antibody treatment failed in late-stage clinical trials to achieve its primary goal of preventing symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the virus, the latest disappointment in a broader search for reliable post-infection therapies. A single dose of the AZD7442 long-acting antibody treatment wasn’t …

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