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FDA Approves First Serological Antibody Test for SARS-CoV-2

Biotech News | 05.04.2020

The FDA grants the first emergency authorization for an antibody test against SARS-CoV-2. The test...

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COVID-19: Why Is Japan More Successful in Keeping the Numbers Low?

Biotech News | 02.04.2020

Although Japan was one of the first countries worldwide being reached by the current pandemic, no...

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How Countries Ignore Drug Patents During the Coronavirus Pandemic to Save Lifes

Biotech News | 29.03.2020

Many countries’ emergency legislation on the coronavirus crisis provides them with powers to...

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FDA Guidance: Performing Clinical Trials in Times of Coronavirus Pandemic

Biotech News | 19.03.2020

One of the biggest concerns of pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as from trial sites...

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The Cost of China’s Public Health Cover-Up: Will China Be Punished by the World?

Biotech News | 15.03.2020

After SARS in 2002 and the new Coronavirus, China was the origin of the last two major health...

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Coronavirus Treatment and Vaccine: Most Promising Candidates, Mechanism of Action, Timelines

Biotech News | 08.03.2020

Researchers are testing drugs against the new Coronavirus in clinical trials and several vaccine...

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Q & A on the Coronavirus: Virulence, Mortality, Impact on Economy and Markets, Outlook

Biotech News | 27.02.2020

According to the lastest update of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Coronavirus outbreak...

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Can Respiratory Masks Really Stop Virus? Here Are the Scientific Facts

Biotech News | 25.02.2020

In the epidemic regions in China, Italy, South Korea and Iran, many cities have been locked down....

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Italy Puts 10 Towns on Lockdown

Biotech News | 23.02.2020

After two deaths and 132 confirmed cases of infections, the Italian government has decided to take...

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What Genetics Tells Us About the Outbreak and Origin of the Virus

Biotech News | 18.02.2020

Between mid-November and early December, the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 must have made the transmission...

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More Than 90 Clinical Trials in China for New Coronavirus Treatment

Biotech News | 16.02.2020

The number of infections and deaths caused by the novel Coronavirus, officially referred to as...

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Coronavirus: Are ‘Experts’ and Stock Markets Much Too Optimistic?

Biotech News | 13.02.2020

China reported an enormous increase in new Coronavirus infections within just one day. The number...

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NEJM Article Suggests SARS-CoV-2 Originates From Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan

Biotech News | 13.02.2020

Researchers from the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Beijing and Wuhan...

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Novel Coronavirus Has an Official Name: SARS-CoV-2

Biotech News | 11.02.2020

The WHO has called on the world to act as aggressively as possible against the novel Coronavirus....

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Coronavirus Can Survive on Surfaces for up to 9 Days

Biotech News | 09.02.2020

According to a report of German researchers, Coronaviruses are capable of surviving on surfaces and...

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60 Million Chinese People Under Quarantine: Can this Measure Halt the Spread of the Virus?

Biotech News | 06.02.2020

As a measure to control the spread of the novel Coronavirus, more than 60 million people in China...

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Switzerland: Chocolate? Cheese? Watches? It’s the Global Pharmacy!

Biotech News | 04.02.2020

Switzerland is known worldwide for chocolate, cheese, watches, and banks. The country's image,...

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Where Does the Name Coronavirus Come From?

Biotech News | 29.01.2020

Based on the last google search queries, many people seem to wonder whether there is a correlation...

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Coronavirus Outbreak: How Virulent Is 2019-nCoV?

Biotech News | 27.01.2020

The measures of the Chinese government could hardly be more drastic: More than 45 million people in...

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China’s Research Lab to Study SARS and Ebola Is Located in Wuhan: Does the Coronavirus Really Come From Wuhan’s Animal Market?

Biotech News | 26.01.2020

According to the latest state of knowledge, an animal market in Wuhan is the source of the current...

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How Does the Coronavirus Impact Global Economy and Stock Markets?

Biotech News | 22.01.2020

The number of infections and deaths caused by the newly discovered coronavirus is strongly...

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Fear of a New Coronavirus From Wuhan, China, Is Growing: Symptoms, Treatment and Vaccines

Biotech News | 19.01.2020

Health authorities in Wuhan, central China, yesterday confirmed four new infections with a new...

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It’s Official: Donald Trump Picks Stephen Hahn as New FDA Commissioner

Biotech News | 03.11.2019

As we have already speculated in earlier reports, US President Donald Trump has nominated Stephen...

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Switzerland Accuses 11 Pharmaceutical Companies for Illegal Price Agreements

Biotech News | 31.10.2019

The Swiss Competition Commission Weko is investigating eleven pharmaceutical suppliers worldwide....

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Is Big Pharma Facing Another Problem? NIH and Gates Foundation Commit $200 Million for Cheaper Gene Therapies

Biotech News | 25.10.2019

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have committed...

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WSJ: President Trump Wants to Have Stephen Hahn as New FDA Commissioner

Biotech News | 24.10.2019

According to a report of the Wall Street Journal US President Donald Trump is planning to pick MD...

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Stephen Hahn from MD Anderson’s as the Next Head of the FDA?

Biotech News | 03.10.2019

According to a report from BioCentury, US president Donald Trump favors Stephen Hahn, a radiation...

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New Attempt by the US Government to Lower Drug Prices

Biotech News | 22.09.2019

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the United States House of Representatives, said on Thursday that the...

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Back to Square One: Netherlands’ Hard Setback in Their Fight for Affordable Drug Prices for Rare Diseases

Biotech News | 15.09.2019

Pharmacists in the European Union are only allowed to buy medicines for individual patients. In the...