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covid-19 virus’s weekly COVID-19 news round-up

February 17, 2021
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The past week has continued to see positive COVID-19 vaccine news; a WHO panel approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for all …


Chinese coronavirus set to be put on international health emergency list

January 22, 2020
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to trigger a Public Health Emergency over the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, meaning it …


WHO officials say Wuhan viral pneumonia outbreak can be passed from person to person

January 20, 2020
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The viral pneumonia outbreak that began in Wuhan China can spread between person to person, according to health experts at …


Chinese coronavirus found in Thailand

January 14, 2020
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The recent viral pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan China has spread to Thailand.The patient is a 61 year old woman who …


Mysterious viral pneumonia infects dozens in central China, bird flu and SARS ruled out

January 6, 2020
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A total of 59 cases of viral pneumonia have been reported in the city of Wuhan, with seven people in …


FDA, WHO criticise integrity of data at contract research firm Semler

April 25, 2016
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The US Food and Drug Administration and the World Health Organisation have raised serious concerns related to violations of good …

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GSK and Sanofi considering developing Zika vaccine

January 26, 2016
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Pharma companies Sanofi and GSK are reviewing the possibility of using their respective inoculation technologies to develop a vaccine for …

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Encouraging first results from trial of Merck’s Ebola vaccine

July 31, 2015
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The first trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine suggests it provides high protection against the disease as early as ten …

World Health Organisation calls for full trial transparency

April 14, 2015
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The World Health Organization has thrown its weight behind clinical trial transparency in a new statement on its position. WHO …

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