Science & Health

FDA approves Gilead’s Veklury remdesivir for COVID-19

The US Food and Drug Administration announced on 22nd October that it has approved the first COVID treatment, remdesivir. The drug is approved for patients over 12 years of age, weighing at least 40 kilograms. Only the patients who require hospitalization...

SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks with the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon, commercially-made spacecraft, has finally arrived to the orbiting laboratory at the International Space Station after launching from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On Sunday, NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken made the space trip successful while...

FDA approves ‘Pixel’ at-home COVID-19 test kit by LabCorp

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given emergency approval to America's first at home COVID-19 testing kit by LabCorp known as 'Pixel.' The new at-home coronavirus testing kit comes with a nasal swab for sample collection, which patents can then send to...

Mayo Clinic in Florida using self-driving shuttles for tests and medical supplies

Mayo Clinic has announced that it is using autonomous vehicles to safely transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests in Florida. Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) has joined hands with two autonomous driving companies i.e. Beep and NAVYA to make the Mayo Clinic...

Apple donating over 20 million face masks, producing protective face shields to fight against COVID-19

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has said that the tech giant donated 20 million N95 respiratory face masks to help combat the ongoing activities against coronavirus pandemic in the United States. The N95 masks, recommended by CDC, protect against most airborne...

FDA approves Abbott ID NOW test kit

Food and Drug Administration - FDA - approves portable testing kit 'ID NOW' by global pharma giant Abbott Laboratories for its test kit that detects and gives the final results for positive coronavirus testing in just 5 minutes. The testing device...

Elon Musk: Tesla New York Gigafactory will reopen to produce ventilators amid COVID-19

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, says that he will reopen the Buffalo, New York, factory for the production of ventilators to help the people of New York to fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Tesla is already working with...

Elon Musk ships 1,200 ventilators to California hospitals

SpaceX and Tesla chief Elon Musk has delivered 1,255 ventilators, an intensive medical machine needed for severe coronavirus patients, to hospitals in California to help fight against coronavirus. Governor Gavin Newsom, California, and the state health officials provided...

Google launches website for COVID-19 information and resources

Google's website for "COVID-19 Information and Resources" is finally out, which would be a complete novel coronavirus information center. The site intends to facilitate the U.S. public testing for the pandemic influenza and would help people answering the requested queries for...

Coronavirus Updates: World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a pandemic

The World Health Organization - a specialized agency of the United Nations concerned with the world's public health - has officially declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. Since the first detection, COVID-19 virus has infected more than 127,000 people across the...

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Epic Games, the company behind the widely played game Fortnite, uses another court filing to get back at Apple. Epic continues to maintain its focus on antitrust...