Berlusconi responding to virus drugs but in "delicate" phase

ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi is responding “optimally” to COVID-19 treatment but is the most vulnerable type of patient and is in “the most delicate phase” of the virus, his pe...

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___ Thousands allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic Thousands of oil and gas operations and other sites have won permission to stop monitoring for hazar...

XBiotech, AstraZeneca rise; Churchill Downs, Gilead fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday: XBiotech, Inc., up $1.21 to $19.57. The biotechnology company's antibody screening technol...

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. INSIDE BIDEN’S SEARCH FOR A RUNNING MATE He started with a list of roughly ...

Chasm grows between Trump and government coronavirus experts

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump was flanked in the White House briefing room by a team of public health experts in a seeming portrait of unity to ...

Shortage of remdesivir drives Taiwan to consider using alternative drug

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faced with a shortage of remdesivir, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Monday (Aug. 3) that it is considering the adoption of dexamethasone as ...

Debate begins for who's first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. ...

Taiwan-made antibodies show promise in treating coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 29) announced that two new antibodies being researched to treat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are showing ...

Trump again pushes unproven drug as COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after appearing to project a more serious tone about the coronaviru s, President Donald Trump is back to pushing unproven claims that an anti-malaria drug is an effective trea...

Trump admin $21M gambit for Pepcid as a COVID remedy fizzles

As the coronavirus began its deadly march through the world, two well-respected American doctors identified a possible but seemingly unlikely remedy: Pepcid, the heartburn medication found on drugstor...

Vingroup to give 2,400 ventilators to Russia, Ukraine and Singapore

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - July 11, 2020 - On July 10, 2020, VinGroup fulfilled its obligations to deliver ventilators to Singapore, Russia and Ukraine. This included invasive ventilators calle...

Gilead Sciences, Matson rise; WD-40, Eli Lilly fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: WD-40 Co., down $6.44 to $194.06. The lubricant maker reported disappointing second-qu...

Bolsonaro now the 'poster boy' for dubious COVID treatment

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before m...

Bolsonaro becomes 'poster boy' for unproven virus treatment

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before m...

Asia Today: South Korea reports 62 new cases, China has 17

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has confirmed 62 additional cases of the coronavirus over a 24-hour period, as the country continues to grapple with new clusters after easing social distancing r...