• Covid-19 Live Updates: Trump Says He ‘Up-Played' the Virus, Then Downplays It

    3 days ago - By New York Times

    The president said at a town-hall-style event that the virus would disappear on its own and that the U.S. was “rounding a corner,” a view at odds with those of public health officials.
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  • STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Lilly drug helped Covid-19 patients; FDA confirms AstraZeneca vaccine trial is on hold

    3 days ago - By STAT

    Top of the morning to you, and a fine one it is. Once again, a cool breeze and sunny skies are lifting our spirits here on the Pharmalot campus, where the short person is hunched over a laptop for another round of remote learning and the official mascot is bounding about the grounds vainly hunting for squirrels. As for us, we are up to the usual activities: quaffing cups of stimulation and poking around for items of interest. On that note, here are a few to start the day. Hope your journey is successful and, of course, do stay in touch....
    A drug being developed by Eli Lilly helped sick...
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  • Lilly's Covid-19 antibody helps patients rid their systems of virus sooner

    3 days ago - By STAT

    A drug being developed by Eli Lilly helped sick patients rid their systems of the virus that causes Covid-19 sooner and may have prevented them from landing in the hospital, according to newly released data.
    The drug is what is known as a monoclonal antibody, which experts view as being among the most likely technologies to help treat Covid-19. It's a manufactured version of the antibodies that the body uses as part of its response to a virus.
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