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Abbott announced Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the fastest available molecular point-of-care test for the detection of novel...

With the threat of a shortage of protective masks looming as the novel coronavirus pandemic grows, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) biomedical engineers and tinkerers had an inspired idea: unleash...

Kansas State University is launching an online graduate certificate in public health in fall 2020 designed to provide a pathway for professionals seeking a career in public health. Students completing...

The number of potential therapeutic options for treatment of COVID-19 is growing. Approaches include blocking SARS-CoV-2 from entering cells, disrupting the virus’ replication, antivirals, vaccines,...

Valneva SE announced this week that it has successfully completed an End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and agreed on the clinical development plan towards licensure...

As scientists scramble to learn more about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, two recent studies of the virus’ genome reached controversial conclusions: namely, that snakes are intermediate hosts of the...

Hundreds of clinicians worldwide are banding together in an effort to study some types of severe cases of the new coronavirus disease. The project, led by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety alert this week informing health care providers and patients of the potential risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus by the use of fecal microbiota...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says they are committed to doing everything we can to provide timely response efforts to this pandemic and facilitate access to investigational drugs for use in...

Physician-scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are now enrolling patients in two clinical trials testing treatment options for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus....