Friday, June 5, 2020

UK hosts vaccine summit amid calls for free virus vaccine

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MARIA CHENG and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A vaccine summit hosted by the British government on Thursday raised billions of dollars to...

Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

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MIKE STOBBE and CARLA K. JOHNSON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window...

Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find

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MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer New research shows how dangerous the coronavirus is for current and former cancer patients. Those who developed COVID-19 were...

Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging

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MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight...

AP Exclusive: CDC guidance more restrictive than White House

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JASON DEAREN and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Advice from the top U.S. disease control experts on how to safely reopen businesses...

US approves new coronavirus antigen test with fast results

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TOM KRISHER Associated Press U.S. regulators have approved a new type of coronavirus test that administration officials have promoted as a key to opening up...

US to rein in flood of virus blood tests after lax oversight

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MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators Monday pulled back a decision that allowed scores of coronavirus blood tests to hit the...

Temecula Valley Hospital offers a one-day breast cancer procedure with Xoft intraoperative radiation therapy

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TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital now offers intraoperative radiation therapy for select patients with early-stage breast cancer. Breast intraoperative radiation therapy with iCAD’s Xoft Axxent...

A 1st: US study finds Gilead drug works against coronavirus

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MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer For the first time, a major study has found that an experimental drug works against the new coronavirus, and...

Gilead drug proves effective against coronavirus in US study

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MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental drug has proved effective against the new coronavirus in a major study, shortening the time it takes...