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Ontario lab design left province short of coronavirus testing supplies

TORONTO (Reuters) - Ontario, Canada’s most heavily populated region, has been lagging other Canadian provinces in testing for the coronavirus because in the early...

Masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks...

Swiss coronavirus death toll rises to 484, cases jump by more than 1,000

FILE PHOTO: A health worker takes a test from a person in a car at a drive-in test center for tests on coronavirus...

Swiss double size of coronavirus company loan scheme to $41 billion

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government said on Friday it was doubling the size of its coronavirus emergency loan scheme to 40 billion Swiss...

Italy experts say reliable coronavirus antibody test may be ready soon

ROME (Reuters) - A reliable antibody blood test to find out who has already had the coronavirus would give a better picture of the...

IMF, WHO urge leaders to focus on health spending to get virus under control

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The IMF and the World Health Organization on Friday urged leaders of developing countries to prioritize paying medical staff, buying protective...

Italy looks to safeguard biomedical valley leading fight against COVID-19

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy plans to tighten health checks to ensure that work is not disrupted in a small northern town specialising in the...

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working

OAKLAND, California (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to...

Premier Inc. Pursues Crucial Strategies to Get Supplies, Enable Care Delivery During COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, is coordinating across the industry to help solve the supply chain challenges presented...

Rocket Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKT) (“Rocket”), a clinical-stage company advancing an integrated and sustainable pipeline of genetic therapies for rare childhood disorders,...

CTA, ATA Launch Directory of Telehealth Technologies Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and American Telemedicine Association (ATA) launched a new website of telehealth technology solutions amid the coronavirus...

Incyte Announces Plans to Initiate a Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Ruxolitinib (Jakafi®) as a Treatment for Patients with COVID-19 Associated Cytokine Storm

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte (Nasdaq:INCY) today announced the Company is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 3 clinical...

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Stimwave Technologies Names Aure Bruneau Chief Executive Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stimwave Technologies, Inc., a global medical device company that provides minimally invasive, MRI-compatible battery-free implantable devices to treat chronic pain, today...

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Celltrion’s COVID-19 Antiviral Treatment Enters the Next Phase of Development

INCHEON, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celltrion Group today announced its successful transition to the second phase of development for an antiviral treatment to fight the novel...

Novocure Provides Business Update Related to COVID-19

ST. HELIER, Jersey--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) today provided an update on its response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and an initial evaluation of the...