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Moderna CEO expects interim results for Covid-19 vaccine in November

Modern Inc. MRNA -4.03% Chief executive Stéphane Bancel said the federal government could authorize emergency use of the company’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine in December if the company obtains positive interim results in November from a large clinical trial. Mr. Bancel, speaking Monday at the Wall Street Journal’s annual Tech Live conference, said that if sufficient interim results from the study …

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Australia’s Covid-19 quarantine blood test error prompts hundreds of people to undergo HIV testing

It is the latest in a series of Covid-19 setbacks that have hit the country and the state of Victoria in particular. Previous violations at Victoria’s quarantine hotels have led to a Covid-19 outbreak in Melbourne, prompting the country’s second largest city to spend months under close surveillance. In a statement Monday, the Victorian health agency, Safer Care Victoria, said …

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Moderna’s CEO is aiming for COVID vaccine in December

Moderna Inc. chief executive Stéphane Bancel said the federal government could authorize emergency use of the company’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine in December if the company obtains positive interim results in November from a large clinical trial. Mr. Bancel, speaking at the Wall Street Journal’s annual Tech Live conference on Monday, said sufficient interim results of the study take longer to …

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A woman in her thirties dies of COVID-19 on board a plane

Officials confirmed Sunday that a 30-year-old woman died from the coronavirus while aboard a plane awaiting takeoff in July, according to BuzzFeed News. The unidentified woman had trouble breathing and was given oxygen before she died, according to NBC 5 Dallas – Fort Worth. It is unclear whether the resident of Garland, Texas was aware that she was infected with …

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Surge ICU opened at St. George hospital to meet growing needs – KUTV 2News

Surge ICU was opened at St. George Hospital to meet the growing needs of KUTV 2News Utah ICU Nurse on COVID-19 Impacts Both Professional and Personal on FOX 13 News Utah Dixie Regional Medical Center opens Surge ICU ksltv.com Another Utah hospital fills its ICU, with 1168 more coronavirus cases reported on Monday Salt Lake Tribune Growing COVID-19 numbers in …

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The COVID outbreak infects every Kansas nursing home resident

NORTON, Kan. (KOLN) – A COVID-19 outbreak occurred at a Kansas nursing home in Norton. The Andbe Home is a privately owned facility and has confirmed that all 62 residents tested positive for the COVID-19 test. Of these 62 residents, 10 have died, one is hospitalized and the remaining 51 are cared for at the nursing home facility. Some staff …

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CDC for passengers and workers: Wear a mask when on a plane, train, bus or other public transport

The recommendations fall short of what transport industry leaders and trade unions had been looking for and came long after the evidence for the use of masks was well established. The CDC had previously drafted an order under the agency’s quarantine powers that would require all passengers and employees to wear masks on all forms of public transport, according to …

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ISS crew just found an elusive air leak using floating tea leaves

The International Space Station has lost an unusual amount of air since September 2019. At first, the crew members kept the problem at bay, as the loss was not serious. But in August, the escape rate increased, prompting astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the orbiting laboratory to seriously attempt to locate its source. Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, announced Thursday that …

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Sudden increase in locally ‘alarming’ COVID-19 cases

For the first time in months, doctors are using words like “alarming” and “worrying” to describe the growing number of COVID cases occurring across the region. “In the last week or so, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of cases diagnosed in the Cincinnati area,” said Stephen Blatt, Medical Director for Infectious Diseases at Tri-Health Hospitals. “And …

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