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Sanofi, Biotech Partner on RNA Covid-19 Vaccine

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Drug maker Sanofi and biotechnology company Translate Bio are creating a new vaccine to protect against the virus causing Covid-19 infections . . . → Read More: Sanofi, Biotech Partner on RNA Covid-19 Vaccine

Business-Academic A.I. Research Network Formed

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Two companies, including Microsoft Corp., and several research universities plan to study artificial intelligence for digitally transforming government and business. . . . → Read More: Business-Academic A.I. Research Network Formed

Smart Watches Enlisted to Detect Viral Outbreaks

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A research institute is asking people with smart watches and activity trackers to donate their data to find early signs of viral disease outbreaks, like Covid-19. . . . → Read More: Smart Watches Enlisted to Detect Viral Outbreaks

Consortium to Find Neutralizing Viral Antibodies

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A coalition of business and academic labs is creating a process to quickly identify antibodies in blood samples that neutralize viruses like SARS-CoV-2. . . . → Read More: Consortium to Find Neutralizing Viral Antibodies

New Venture Formed to Discover Neuro Therapies

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Two drug discovery companies are forming a joint venture to discover treatments for neurological conditions based on cannabinoid-like compounds. . . . → Read More: New Venture Formed to Discover Neuro Therapies

WHO Beginning Covid-19 Therapy Trial

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World Health Organization is organizing an international clinical trial to test four treatments for the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic. . . . → Read More: WHO Beginning Covid-19 Therapy Trial

Trial Testing Arthritis Drug as Covid-19 Treatment

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A clinical trial is enrolling patients with severe novel coronavirus infections to test a synthetic antibody now approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis. . . . → Read More: Trial Testing Arthritis Drug as Covid-19 Treatment

Commentary – Biotech, Trump’s Latest Casino

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If you thought the Trump administration couldn’t bungle any worse its response to the coronavirus pandemic, think again. . . . → Read More: Commentary – Biotech, Trump’s Latest Casino

Lilly, Biotech, NIH to Develop Covid-19 Antibodies

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Drug maker Eli Lilly and Co., a biotechnology company, and an agency of NIH are collaborating on antibodies for novel coronavirus vaccines and therapies. . . . → Read More: Lilly, Biotech, NIH to Develop Covid-19 Antibodies

Engineered Viruses Deployed to Treat Gut Infections

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Academic and industry researchers created gene-editing viruses that in lab cultures and mice killed bacteria causing often deadly intestinal infections. . . . → Read More: Engineered Viruses Deployed to Treat Gut Infections