Things to Note, May 18th

Chinese researchers identify neutralizing antibodies against COVID-19 – According to the research team, led by Sunney Xie, director of the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics at Peking University, antibody drugs, as a kind of biologics, have been successfully applied to treat viruses like AIDS, Ebola, and MERS. However, it is often time-consuming to developContinue reading “Things to Note, May 18th”

Things to Note, May 17th

$1 Billion From World Bank to Protect India’s Poorest from Covid-19 – Government of India & World Bank signed $1 billion agreement proposed for Accelerating India’s COVID-19 Social Protection Program of India & to provide social assistance to the poor and vulnerable households impacted by the pandemic. This takes the total commitment from the BankContinue reading “Things to Note, May 17th”

Things to Note, May 16th

Arrests at anti-lockdown demonstrations in Warsaw, London – Demonstrations took place Saturday in several European cities against restrictions aimed at controlling the spread of the coronavirus, with tear gas used on protesters in Poland and arrests made at a gathering in London’s Hyde Park. Police in several German cities enforced distancing rules as thousands ofContinue reading “Things to Note, May 16th”

Things to Note, May 13th

US targets Cuba, Venezuela during pandemic Venezuela’s military and civilian militia rapidly finished off a small invading force made up mainly of Venezuelan Army deserters. Their aim, according to a captured former US Special Forces soldier accompanying them, was to seize President Nicolas Maduro and carry him, trophy-like, back to the United States. Florida-based SilvercorpsContinue reading “Things to Note, May 13th”

Things To Note, May 11th

Better antibiotic dosing can save more lives in ICU: Study – “Australian researchers have urged that more lives could be saved in intensive care units (ICU) around the world if new antibiotic guidelines designed by the University of Queensland are adopted. Researchers have launched a universal Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) guidelines to optimize the concentrationsContinue reading “Things To Note, May 11th”

Things To Note, May 10th

The U.S. state of Hawaii is currently generating enough solar power to power the homes of over 70,000 people (about 4.9% of its total population). (UN News). Spain plans to ease corona virus lock-down restrictions in roughly half of its provinces beginning tomorrow. This easing will include allowing most outdoor terraces to be opened, allowContinue reading “Things To Note, May 10th”