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Early-stage trials for coronavirus vaccine developed in Singapore could start next month, says professor

Scientists in Singapore are developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, with hopes that early-stage clinical trials could come as soon as next month, according to a professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School are currently working on a vaccine which will be similar to the one that biotechnology firm Moderna is developing,… Read More »

Coronavirus: Mouthwash could prevent transmission, report says

Mouthwash could protect against COVID-19 by destroying the outer layer of fat the virus uses to bind to human cells, scientists suggest Scientists urge ‘immediate study’ of oral rinses during the COVID-19 pandemic They virus’s protective membrane could be damaged by mouthwash chemicals   The virus and health specialists stressed that their theory has not been tested Rather… Read More »

Roche CEO says it is ‘very likely’ people develop immunity after recovering from coronavirus

People who have recovered from Covid-19 are “very likely” to be immune to the virus, according to the CEO of a Swiss pharmaceutical giant. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Monday, Severin Schwan, chief executive of Roche, said he believed those who had already had the coronavirus would now be immune to the illness… Read More »

Perinatal mental health lacks awareness, needs funding, report says

A new report puts a spotlight on women suffering from untreated perinatal mental health disorders and the lack of a national framework for improving the condition for this population of new mothers and their children. “Mind the Gap,” released April 1 by Postpartum Support International, calls for more awareness, research and education around perinatal mental… Read More »

‘It may be in August’ — Larry Fink says businesses reluctant to reboot without mass testing

BlackRock co-founder and CEO Larry Fink said Thursday the U.S. needs to increase its testing capacity for the coronavirus before its economy can restart in earnest.  “We’re going to still see elements of the disease increasing in other parts of the world and until we have adequate testing, rapid testing, it’s very hard to see how we’re going… Read More »