Remdesivir Approved By FDA As First COVID-19 Treatment DrugRemdesivir, an antiviral medicine given to hospitalized patients through an IV, was approved by U.S. regulators on Thursday as the first drug to treat COVID-19.
Pfizer To Start Testing Its Coronavirus Vaccine In Children As Young As 12Drugmaker Pfizer is planning to start testing its experimental coronavirus vaccine in children as young as 12, and parents have already expressed interest in enrolling their kids, the researcher leading the trial told CNN Tuesday.
COVID Vaccine Trials Lacking Minority ParticipantsResearch is underway across the country as pharmaceutical companies launch COVID-19 vaccine trials, but while the clock is ticking on these clinical trials, exactly who participates in them is equally important.
UC Davis Health Encourages COVID-19 Patients To Participate In Clinical Trial For Drug Used By PresidentThe White House says President Donald Trump is being given several forms of treatment from simple over-the-counter remedies like zinc and vitamin D to an antibody cocktail, Regeneron, that's still in the trial phase.
Updated CDC Guidance Acknowledges Coronavirus Can Spread Through The Air"Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among the most contagious and easily spread," the CDC site now says.
Up To 51% Of All School Employees At Increased Coronavirus Risk, Study FindsSchool districts across the country are navigating how to reopen safely amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, and the results of a new study could make those decisions more difficult.
CDC Updates, Again, Guidelines On Testing People Without Coronavirus SymptomsThe new language rolls back controversial changes made to the CDC's site last month. It once again stresses that anyone who has been in contact with an infected person should be tested for coronavirus.
CDC Director: COVID Vaccine Won't Be Widely Available Until Mid-2021The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told lawmakers on Wednesday that he doesn't expect a potential COVID-19 vaccine to be available for most Americans until the middle of next year, even as the government unveiled plans to begin distributing a vaccine as soon as possible.
Children Without Symptoms Can Spread COVID, CDC Report ShowsEven children with mild or no symptoms can transmit coronavirus, a new report shows.
AstraZeneca's Oxford Vaccine Trial To Resume, The University SaysThe AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, halted last week after an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers, will resume, the University of Oxford announced Saturday.
Experts Call For Independent Commission Separate From FDA To Review Coronavirus VaccinesCiting criticism of government agencies and increasing public distrust of vaccines, several prominent physicians and experts are calling for the creation of an independent commission to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials before a vaccine is allowed on the market.