Inslee will 'dial restrictions up and down' in days ahead
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Inslee will ‘dial restrictions up and down’ in days ahead

The Seattle skyline lit up in support of health care workers. (Getty Images) The Washington State Department of Health acknowledged a “grim milestone” this week, with April 29 marking 100 days since the state’s first confirmed coronavirus case. Pierce County recruits health inspectors, STD investigators to track virus That case was first reported in Snohomish County with […]

Trial of potential treatment by Gilead ahead of schedule, says researcher
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Trial of potential treatment by Gilead ahead of schedule, says researcher

A key U.S. government trial of Gilead Sciences Inc’s experimental coronavirus treatment may yield results as early as mid-May, according to the study’s lead investigator, after doctors clamored to enroll their patients in the study. Preliminary findings from the randomized trial of the antiviral drug remdesivir, begun in February by the National Institute of Allergy […]

EXCLUSIVE-Trial of Gilead's potential coronavirus treatment running ahead of schedule -researcher
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EXCLUSIVE-Trial of Gilead’s potential coronavirus treatment running ahead of schedule -researcher

By Deena Beasley (Reuters) – A key U.S. government trial of Gilead Sciences Inc’s experimental coronavirus treatment may yield results as early as mid-May, according to the study’s lead investigator, after doctors clamored to enroll their patients in the study. Preliminary findings from the randomized trial of the antiviral drug remdesivir, begun in February by […]

Exclusive: Trial of Gilead's potential coronavirus treatment running ahead of schedule, researcher says
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Exclusive: Trial of Gilead’s potential coronavirus treatment running ahead of schedule, researcher says

(Reuters) – A key U.S. government trial of Gilead Sciences Inc’s (GILD.O) experimental coronavirus treatment may yield results as early as mid-May, according to the study’s lead investigator, after doctors clamored to enroll their patients in the study. FILE PHOTO: An ampule of Ebola drug remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University […]

Exclusive: Trial of Gilead's Potential Coronavirus Treatment Running Ahead of Schedule, Researcher Says | Top News
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Exclusive: Trial of Gilead’s Potential Coronavirus Treatment Running Ahead of Schedule, Researcher Says | Top News

(Reuters) – A key U.S. government trial of Gilead Sciences Inc’s experimental coronavirus treatment may yield results as early as mid-May, according to the study’s lead investigator, after doctors clamored to enroll their patients in the study. Preliminary findings from the randomized trial of the antiviral drug remdesivir, begun in February by the National Institute […]

WHO chief warns the worst of the coronavirus is still ahead
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WHO chief warns the worst of the coronavirus is still ahead

GENEVA — The World Health Organization chief warned Monday that “the worst is yet ahead of us” in the coronavirus outbreak, reviving the alarm just as many countries ease restrictive measures aimed at reducing its spread. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus didn’t specify why he believes the outbreak that has infected some 2.5 million people […]

Health experts advise sustained social distancing ahead of ‘Gridlock Buffalo’ protest – The Buffalo News
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Health experts advise sustained social distancing ahead of ‘Gridlock Buffalo’ protest – The Buffalo News

Local doctors, disease researchers and public health officials have for weeks emphasized the importance of strict, community-wide social distancing measures to slow the spread of Covid-19. But that has only fueled plans for a protest scheduled in Niagara Square Monday. The “Gridlock Buffalo” event, organized by local conservative activist Rus Thompson, is aimed at ending […]