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July 13, 2020

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Brazil to become testing ground for coronavirus vaccine

Brazil to become testing ground for coronavirus vaccine

Brazil may be struggling in its battle against the coronavirus, but it is on the cutting edge of vaccine development with large-scale trials and the production of millions of doses on the horizon.COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across the Latin American nation -

Regeneron COVID-19 treatment enters final stage trials

Regeneron COVID-19 treatment enters final stage trials

The pharmaceutical firm Regeneron on Monday announced it was entering the late stages of its human clinical trials investigating a drug to both treat and prevent COVID-19.The drug, called REGN-COV2, is a combination of two antibodies that block the coronavirus

The Lancet casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study

The Lancet casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study

The Lancet has issued an "expression of concern" over a large-scale study of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine it published that led to the World Health Organization suspending clinical trials of the anti-viral drugs as a potential treatment for COVID-19.In

Hong Kong courts groan under weight of protest trials

Hong Kong courts groan under weight of protest trials

Hong Kong's courts are clogged with a backlog of protester trials nearly a year after an explosion of huge pro-democracy rallies, with hundreds of mostly young demonstrators facing the prospect of lengthy jail terms.Nearly 9,000 people have been arrested sinc