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Ankur Banerjee

Gilead analysis shows remdesivir reduced coronavirus death risk, more studies needed

10 Jul 2020

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Friday an analysis showed its antiviral remdesivir helped reduce the risk of death in severely ill COVID-19 patients, but cautioned that rigorous clinical trials were needed to confirm the benefit. | Video

Regeneron, Sanofi arthritis drug fails COVID-19 study

02 Jul 2020

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi said on Thursday their rheumatoid arthritis drug Kevzara failed to meet the main goals of a U.S. study testing it in the most critically ill COVID-19 patients.

US STOCKS-Wall Street gains on vaccine hopes, improving economic data

01 Jul 2020

* Early positive results for Pfizer, BioNTech vaccine candidate

Rare syndrome linked to COVID-19 found in almost 300 U.S. kids, adolescents

30 Jun 2020

Nearly 300 cases of a rare, life-threatening syndrome in children and adolescents associated with the novel coronavirus have been identified in the United States in two studies in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Young U.S. men having a lot less sex in the 21st century, study shows

13 Jun 2020

Sexual activity among young American men has declined sharply since 2000, with nearly a third reporting no sex with a partner in the prior year, according to a survey study published on Friday that suggests social media and electronic gaming might be filling the void.

Drug touted by Trump to treat COVID-19 linked to higher death risk - study

22 May 2020

The anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking and has urged others to use, was tied to an increased risk of death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a large study published on Friday showed. | Video

Trump administration signs up new company to make COVID-19 drugs in U.S.

19 May 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration awarded a contract worth up to $812 million for a new U.S. company to manufacture drugs and drug ingredients to fight COVID-19 on American soil, aiming to end dependence on other countries.

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