Tag: Coronavirus research

Innovation, Research

Repurposing existing drugs to treat coronavirus will likely be quicker than a vaccine, scientists claim

May 7, 2020


Repurposing existing drugs will be a quicker way to tackle the coronavirus pandemic than developing a vaccine, scientists have argued. In a paper published Thursday in the British Journal of Pharmacology, a team of international experts said that while there […]

Innovation, Research

Coronavirus: CDC finds some test kits sent to states are faulty

February 13, 2020


The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that some coronavirus test kits delivered to state laboratories are faulty. The test kits were delivered to enable states to carry out testing locally rather than transporting samples to […]