Tag Archives: Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority

Top Stories for Week of April 27, 2020

Timeline of coronavirus’s arrival in the US shifts backward, underscoring what’s known and not known about path ahead. The novel coronavirus circulated in January in California, weeks earlier than thought,… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of April 20, 2020

Trump gives governors 3-step plan to revive economy soon; many experts doubt it will happen. The White House is encouraging states to begin opening back up and lifting social-distancing measures… Read more »

New Zika treatment that protects pregnant mice could help protect pregnant women, fetuses; who owns development rights?

In early studies on mice, a research team has found a Zika virus antibody that when given to pregnant animals protected their fetuses, and also protected adult mice from the… Read more »

HHS Can’t Wait for Congress; Shifts $81 Million from NIH for Zika Fight

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has shifted $81 million in funds from other projects to continue work on developing vaccines to fight the Zika virus in the absence of… Read more »