China approves use of Pfizer’s COVID drug Paxlovid

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment pill Paxlovid is seen in a box, at Misericordia hospital in Grosseto, Italy, February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BEIJING, Feb 12 (Reuters) – China’s medical products regulator said on Saturday it has given conditional approval for Pfizer’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 drug Paxlovid, making … Read more

WHO chief scientist: pandemic has not ended as more variants expected

A healthcare worker administers the Johnson and Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination to a woman in Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa, August 20, 2021. REUTERS/ Sumaya Hisham/File Photo/File Photo Read More CAPE TOWN, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s chief scientist, Soumya Swaminathan, said on Friday that the world was not yet at the … Read more

Global COVID response program ‘running on fumes’ amid budget shortfall

Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organization (WHO) attends a news conference of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Covid-19 about its investigation of the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China, February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Feb 8 (Reuters) – A global initiative to get COVID-19 tests, treatments … Read more