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3/30/2020Although some clinical trials are being slowed or halted, others are reporting out data. Here’s a look.
The World Health Organization is launching a clinical trial in Norway and Spain to assess four of the most promising drugs in the fight against COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that has spread across the globe.
The World Health Organization is working with scientists across the globe on at least 20 different coronavirus vaccines with some already in clinical trials in record time — just 60 days after sequencing the gene, according to reports from CNBC.
“Using untested drugs without the right evidence could raise false hope and even do more harm than good and cause a shortage of essential drugs that are needed to treat other diseases," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
The UNC Medical Center McLendon Clinical Laboratories in Chapel Hill have developed a diagnostic test for coronavirus disease 2019 based on a World Health Organization assay. The UNC test is now in use at the medical center in Chapel Hill, NC.
GOJO Manufacturing Operations Running 24/7 and Increasing Capacity as Demand for PURELL® Products Expands Dramatically
On March 11 th , The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic. Additionally, President Donald Trump declared the pandemic a national emergency. Over the last few days, GOJO Industries has experienced a dramatic increase in orders of PURELL ®
The Canadian Medical Association is taking steps to respond to the situation on three levels – we are advocating at the federal level on key issues identified by the medical community;
HIMSS Announces Cancellation of the 2020 Global Health Conference & ExhibitionHIMSS20 No Longer Taking Place March 9-13 in Orlando, Fla.
Today, following recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HIMSS announced it is clearly necessary to cancel the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition.
Center For Biocide Chemistries Publishes List Of Products That Help Stop Spread Of Novel Coronavirus
CBC Helps Keep U.S. Citizens Safe with List of Novel Coronavirus-Fighting Products.
IRLAB has decided to use the name mesopedam for its drug candidate IRL790 following the recommendation for International Nonproprietary Name by the World Health Organization.
Pan-Canadian organization hosts Summit to Eliminate Cervical Cancer with partners from all parts of Canada's cancer system
CHECKING IN ON THE CHECKLIST: New report finds widespread uptake and impact of the WHO Safe Surgery Checklist in its first decade and explores opportunities for the future
Global safe-surgery non-profit Lifebox and health system innovation center Ariadne Labs announce the release of the "Checking in on the Checklist" report.
Johnson & Johnson Announces Commitment to Support Republic of Rwanda's Preparedness Against Ebola Outbreak
Up to 200,000 Regimens of Janssen's Investigational Ebola Vaccine to be Supplied to Rwanda for Use in Border Region near Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
IDTechEx Research Reports: The Cardiovascular Disease Technology Market Will Exceed $40 Billion by 2030
Cardiovascular disease is currently the leading cause of death globally.
Researchers have narrowed down the malaria proteins and disease-fighting antibodies that could be used to develop a vaccine against the most severe forms of malaria.
Experts call on the World Health Organization, governments and medical communities to develop common classifications and systems to diagnose and treat age-related diseases
An international team of researchers have put forward a position statement, published in Science, whichlays out a new healthcare framework to help aging populations stay healthier for longer.
World Federation of Neurology Joins Forces with the World Health Organization, Announcing “Groundbreaking” Reclassification of Stroke as a Disorder of the Brain; Launches Nine-Country Survey, Leading to Roadmap for Improved Neurological Care
The World Federation of Neurology is joining forces with the World Health Organization to create global standards of neurological care.
Spencer Trask & Co., a privately held advanced technology development firm, announced it has partnered with Rotary International and the World Health Organization to crowdsource a global call-to-action for seeking innovative solutions to curtail the spread of online misinformation that is purposely thwarting efforts to eradicate polio in Pakistan.
AHF Echoes MSF Call on WHO for Increased Ebola Vaccine in DRC, Greater Transparency
Law firm urges Zantac users to find out their rights against drug maker who knowingly sold potentially carcinogenic medication