EU Drug Regulator Backs Emergency Use Of Merck’s Covid Antiviral Pill

EU Drug Regulator Backs Emergency Use Of Merck’s Covid Antiviral Pill

Topline The European Medicines Agency, the European Union’s drug regulator, has signed off on emergency use of Merck’s Covid antiviral pill for adults who have tested positive as it prepares to make a decision on full approval by the end of the year, it said Friday. Medicine pill seen with Merck’s logo. NurPhoto via Getty … Read more

FTX Backs CoinMENA In $9.5M Seed Round To Build A Crypto Exchange For The Middle East

FTX Backs CoinMENA In $9.5M Seed Round To Build A Crypto Exchange For The Middle East

Headquartered in Bahrain, fiat-to-crypto exchange CoinMENA has secured $9.5M in seed funding from BECO Capital, Kenetic Capital, Arab Bank Switzerland, Bunat Ventures, FTX investment arm Alameda Research and Girnas Capital.  Launched in early 2021 by Dina Saman, Talal Tabbaa, and Yazan Barghuthi, CoinMENA was built to facilitate easy and safe access to crypto investing in … Read more

Jordan backs league’s COVID-19 vaccination stance

Jordan backs league's COVID-19 vaccination stance

Sep 21, 2021; Haven, WI, USA; Former Chicago Bulls NBA basketball player Michael Jordan watches the action from the 11th hole during the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, in Haven, Wis. on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti-USA TODAY SportsOct 12 (Reuters) – Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan said he is … Read more

WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk Covid patients – World

WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk Covid patients - World

PARIS: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday recommended the synthetic antibody treatment Regeneron for Covid-19, but only in patients with specific health profiles. Persons with non-severe Covid-19 who are nonetheless at high risk of hospitalisation can take the antibody combo, as should critically ill patients unable to mount an adequate immune response, according to … Read more

WHO backs Regeneron COVID-19 drug cocktail as UN body calls for equal access

WHO backs Regeneron COVID-19 drug cocktail as UN body calls for equal access

A logo is pictured outside a building of the World Health Organization (WHO) during an executive board meeting on update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Geneva, Switzerland, April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Denis BalibouseSept 24 (Reuters) – A World Health Organization (WHO) panel on Friday recommended the use of Regeneron (REGN.O) and Roche’s (ROG.S) COVID-19 … Read more