Tag Archives: COVID-19

Top Stories for Week of January 11, 2021

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Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine appears effective against new coronavirus variants. New research suggests Pfizer Inc.’s (NYC) COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in the two more-contagious variants of the coronavirus… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of January 4, 2021

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New Year arrives as US exceeds 20 million COVID-19 cases. America just surpassed 20 million COVID-19 cases, nearly a year after a mysterious germ first revealed itself in Wuhan, China…. Read more »

Top Stories for Week of December 21, 2020

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FDA authorizes Moderna COVID-19 vaccine; McKesson, US Army to help roll out millions of doses to augment national supply. Dispersal of Moderna Inc.’s (Cambridge MA) COVID-19 vaccine to more than… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of December 7, 2020

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COVID-19 vaccines raise hopes for eventual end to pandemic, but cruel months lie ahead. US leaders and scientific advisers urgently called on Americans to wear masks immediately and threatened even… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of November 23, 2020

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Pfizer seeks emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine in US. Pfizer Inc. (NYC) and its German partner BioNTech SE (Mainz) on Friday filed an application with the US Food and… Read more »

Top Stories for the Week of November 16, 2020

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Pfizer, BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine shockingly effective in trials, but will effectiveness and safety hold up after widespread distribution? Pfizer Inc. (NYC) and partner BioNTech SE’s (Mainz DEU) highly effectual COVID-19… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of November 2, 2020

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As elections draw near, US breaks record for new coronavirus cases. After fighting the coronavirus for eight months, the US recorded over 99,000 new cases on Friday–a global record–according to… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of October 26, 2020

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Gilead’s remdesivir first to gain FDA approval for COVID-19 patients. The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir (Veklury) on Thursday for treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a first for the disease that… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of September 12, 2020

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President Trump released from hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis; doctors add steroid used in treating more severe patients. President Trump, eager to demonstrate that his coronavirus infection was a speed bump… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of October 5, 2020

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Trump hospitalized with COVID-19 diagnosis; doctors add steroid used in treating more severe patients. As most of the world is now aware, President Donald Trump was hospitalized Friday evening after… Read more »