Morocco to start reopening borders after strict lockdown

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco will start gradually reopening its air and maritime borders next week after one of the world’s strictest border lockdowns, which trapped tourists inside the country and l...

Can India really have a coronavirus vaccine ready by August?

Last week, the director of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Balram Bhargava, ordered 12 hospitals to begin clinical trials of Indian candidate vaccine, Covaxin, with the goal to have it ...

No antibodies found in Taiwan contacts of Japanese coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Coronavirus antibody tests have all come back negative for the 123 people in Taiwan who had been in close contact with a Japanese student diagnosed with coronavirus after ...

'Desperation science' slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs

Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste. The ironic, and perhaps tragic...

Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant vir...

Iran mandates masks as public shrugs off resurgent virus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount over newly spiking reported deaths from the coronavirus, even as its public increasingly shrugs off the danger of th...

Puerto Rico to demand COVID-19 test results from passengers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Tuesday announced strict new rules for all passengers flying into Puerto Rico in a bid to curb coronavirus cases as officials blame recent outbre...

Undetected virus carriers possible in Taiwan, no need to panic: Health minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Monday (June 29) it is likely that there are undetected coronavirus carri...

China's chief epidemiologist says coronavirus vaccine not 'cure-all'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wu Zunyou (吳尊友), chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control (CDC), on Friday (June 26) cautioned that a coronavirus vaccine might not be a "cure-a...

Who would be the first to get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Who would be the first to get a COVID-19 vaccine? Probably people in the country where the first effective vaccine is developed. About a dozen different vaccines a...

Summary of Major League Baseball 2020 Operations Manual

NEW YORK (AP) — THE BASICS SEASON LENGTH Sixty games, the shortest major league schedule since 1878. Forty games vs. division rivals, 20 vs. corresponding division ...

DoH underscores the importance of clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine

In cooperation with Sinopharm Group and UAE G42 Group ABU DHABI, UAE - Media OutReach - 24 June 2020 - The Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DoH) has underscored the importance of clinical trials to...

Is it safe to form a COVID-19 'support bubble' with friends?

Is it safe to form a COVID-19 “support bubble” with friends? Yes, if done correctly. Support bubbles, also known as quarantine pods, may help fend off loneliness an...

The Lancet Neurology publishes positive results of AFFiRiS' Phase 1 trial with PD01A in Parkinson’s disease patients

Repeated immunisation with PD01A is safe and well-tolerated over an extended time periodActive immunisation with PD01A resulted in a substantial aSyn-specific antibody response and memory effectThis...

Football players seek changes before returning to UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA officials say they feel good regarding answering the concerns raised by football players about returning to campus this week. It will be the first time in th...