Stories tagged: "coronavirus treatment"


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Coronavirus Vaccine: How Michigan’s Pfizer Plant Will Be Involved

A new vaccine that will be produced in Kalamazoo is showing effectiveness, and the process of inoculating the world may be underway by year's end. But for now, at least, the pandemic is far from over.

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump’s Blood Plasma ‘Breakthrough’ Is Misleading, Scientists Say

Scientists say the figure Trump cited "grossly misrepresented" data about the therapy.

Medical personnel in the COVID-19 medical screening annex at NYC Health + Hospitals Metropolitan in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
COVID-19 Treatment Is Expensive. Under Biden’s Plan, Patients Wouldn’t Have to Pay for It.

Think Trump promised free COVID-19 coverage? Think again. Several drug companies are looking to make a profit, and the costs are likely be handed to the patient—with Trump's approval.

In this screen grab from video issued by Britain's Oxford University, a volunteer is injected with either an experimental COVID-19 vaccine or a comparison shot as part of the first human trials in the U.K. to test a potential vaccine, led by Oxford University in England on April 25, 2020. About 100 research groups around the world are pursuing vaccines against the coronavirus, with nearly a dozen in early stages of human trials or poised to start. (University of Oxford via AP; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine: Michigan Manufacturer Enters Race For A Cure

Here’s how the Kalamazoo facility is showcasing progress and leadership in combating the coronavirus pandemic.

In this March 2020 photo provided by Gilead Sciences, rubber stoppers are placed onto filled vials of the investigational drug remdesivir at a Gilead manufacturing site in the United States.  (Gilead Sciences via AP)
What Is Remdesivir? Will Warm Weather Kill Coronavirus? We Answered Your Questions.

Accurate information is essential during a public health crisis, so with that in mind, we’ve answered several important questions about coronavirus, starting with a deep dive into remdesivir.

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‘Serious Heart Rhythm Problems’: FDA Warns Against Using Drugs Trump Promoted

Two studies released this week found that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine led to more fatalities among coronavirus patients.

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Trump Reportedly Has ‘Financial Interest’ in Drug He Says Fights COVID-19

Ignoring medical experts and scientists, Trump has aggressively promoted hydroxychloroquine, while acknowledging that he isn’t a doctor and instead relies on “common sense.”