Medical devices giant Abbott has also helped the effort against the coronaviruspandemic with a fast test kit, which could be an important development in the US where there is a national shortage of tests. In January, J&J was one of the first companies to announce it had started work on a vaccine after Chinese scientists published the genetic code of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease. Now the company’s Janssen unit said it has identified a suitable vaccine candidate and has expanded an existing partnership with the US government agency the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). https://gr-cis.com/2020/04/01/jj-and-us-government-invest-1-billion-in-covid-19-vaccine/ #coronavirus #Regulatoryaffairs #Regulatorychange #US #J&J
With Europe and the United States locked in deadly battle with the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, a number of countries that were hit early by the virus are doing a far better job of beating it back.
China, which is now diagnosing more cases in returning travelers than in people infected at home, reported no new domestically acquired cases on Wednesday, for the first time in more than two months. South Korea, which had an explosive outbreak that began in February, is aggressively battering down its epidemic curve. Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan have together reported only about 600 cases. https://gr-cis.com/2020/04/01/understanding-what-works-how-some-countries-are-beating-back-the-coronavirus/ #coronavirus #Regulatoryaffairs #Regulatorychange #Regulatorycompliance #Understanding
Consumers in the UK will be able to log onto either Amazon or Boots’s website to order a home test for delivery that will tell them whether they have had the coronavirus, according to a press report. https://gr-cis.com/2020/04/01/amazon-and-boots-to-provide-covid-19-tests-in-uk-report/ #coronavirus #Regulatoryaffairs #Amazon #Boots
Find below Biopharma updates in the field of clinical development of Vaccines, new treatments, new trial approvals, IVDs and so on from all across the world. https://gr-cis.com/2020/04/02/biopharma-update-on-the-novel-coronavirus-april-2/ #coronavirus #clinicaltrials #Vaccines #newtreatments #Regulatoryaffairs