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Robin Respaut

Why COVID-19 is killing U.S. diabetes patients at alarming rates

24 Jul 2020

Devon Brumfield could hear her father gasping for breath on the phone.

Exclusive: Moderna spars with U.S. scientists over COVID-19 vaccine trials

07 Jul 2020

As the United States accelerates the search for a coronavirus vaccine, tensions have erupted between government scientists and Moderna Inc, one of the leading developers, Reuters has learned.

Exclusive: Moderna spars with U.S. scientists over COVID-19 vaccine trials

07 Jul 2020

As the United States accelerates the search for a coronavirus vaccine, tensions have erupted between government scientists and Moderna Inc , one of the leading developers, Reuters has learned.

How Moderna executives are cashing in on COVID-19 vaccine stock speculation

03 Jul 2020

Biotech firm Moderna Inc could reap tens of billions of dollars in sales and stock appreciation if it wins the race for a COVID-19 vaccine. If it loses, the early-stage company’s value could crash.

Hard-hit U.S. states 'surge' hospital intensive care beds as ICU wards fill up

27 Jun 2020

Some Texas hospitals are running out of intensive care unit (ICU) beds for COVID-19 patients, turning to surge capacity that they expect will let them handle rising virus cases for another couple of weeks.

Hard-hit U.S. states 'surge' hospital intensive care beds as ICU wards fill up

26 Jun 2020

Some Texas hospitals are running out of intensive care unit (ICU) beds for COVID-19 patients, turning to surge capacity that they expect will let them handle rising virus cases for another couple of weeks.

Popular blood pressure medicines do not put patients at greater COVID-19 risk, new study finds

13 Jun 2020

New research offers reassuring evidence to hundreds of millions of people with high blood pressure that popular anti-hypertension drugs do not put them at greater risk from COVID-19 as some experts had feared.

Special Report: COVID deepens the other opioid crisis - a shortage of hospital painkillers

09 Jun 2020

As opioid pills and patches fueled a two-decade epidemic of overdoses in the United States, hospitals faced chronic shortages of the same painkillers in injectable form - narcotics vital to patients on breathing machines.

World News

Protests swell in Belarus, Lukashenko blames foreigners

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Friday told people to stay at home to avoid becoming "cannon fodder" for what he said were foreign-backed revolutionaries after huge crowds took to the streets for a sixth consecutive day to demand he step down.