Tag: Coronavirus

New SARS-CoV-2 variant BA.2.86 detected: UKHSA releases initial risk assessment amid global concerns

businessnewstoday- August 19, 2023

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has unveiled its preliminary risk analysis of the SARS-CoV-2 variant BA.2.86, a strain first detected in the UK on ... Read More

New super-mutant COVID strain emerges: Is this the next global threat?

businessnewstoday- August 18, 2023

In a spine-chilling revelation that may alter the trajectory of the global pandemic, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced their surveillance ... Read More

Gennova’s GEMCOVAC-OM Omicron-specific mRNA-based booster vaccine gets EUA in India

businessnewstoday- June 21, 2023

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), part of the Indian Ministry of Science & Technology, has revealed that the Omicron-specific mRNA-based booster vaccine, developed by Pune-based ... Read More

Visby Medical adds $35m to Series E round for PCR diagnostic technology

businessnewstoday- July 2, 2022

Visby Medical, an American medical diagnostic company, has raised an additional $35 million for its PCR diagnostic technology to take its Series E funding round ... Read More

Lilly, US govt sign deal for 600,000 doses of Covid-19 drug bebtelovimab

pallavi123- February 13, 2022

Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) has signed a deal worth at least $720 million with the US government to deliver up to 600,000 doses of ... Read More

Novavax reports success for NVX-CoV2373 in pediatric group of phase 3 trial

pallavi123- February 13, 2022

Novavax said that its Covid-19 vaccine NVX-CoV2373 achieved its primary effectiveness endpoint in the pediatric expansion of its phase 3 PREVENT-19 trial. According to the ... Read More

Gilead Sciences gets Veklury FDA approval for non-hospitalized Covid-19 patients

pallavi123- January 22, 2022

Gilead Sciences has secured expedited approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its nucleotide analog Veklury (remdesivir) for the treatment of non-hospitalized ... Read More

Aurobindo Pharma gets DCGI nod for Molnupiravir generic version

pallavi123- December 29, 2021

Aurobindo Pharma has secured consent from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for manufacturing and distributing its generic version of Covid drug Molnupiravir under ... Read More

Regeneron says REGEN-COV monoclonal antibodies active against Omicron, Delta and other variants

pallavi123- December 19, 2021

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said that the monoclonal antibodies of its REGEN-COV cocktail are active against all known variants of concern of Covid-19, including Omicron and Delta. ... Read More

Cadila Healthcare bags order for 1cr ZyCoV-D vaccines from Indian govt

pallavi123- November 8, 2021

Cadila Healthcare (Zydus Cadila) has bagged an order from the Indian government to deliver one crore doses of its ZyCoV-D Plasmid DNA Covid-19 vaccine. According ... Read More