Regeneron's executive director said U.S. President Donald Trump met all of the criteria to qualify to receive biotechnology Antibody treatment on a compassionate usage basis. Leonard Schleifer said Regeneron took a "principled approach" to allowing patients to be treated with the unapproved drug outside of clinical trials.
New York City will close public schools As of the Thursday after the coronavirus test, positivity rates in the city exceeded a threshold. The seven-day average of positive tests in the country's most populous city was 3 percent.
Every American state receives a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines within 24 hours the US Medicines Agency, which issues emergency clearance, according to plans drawn up by Operation Warp Speed. General Gustave Perna said vaccines will be sent to 64 jurisdictions, including all 50 states, six metropolitan areas and territories, once the Food and Drug Administration gives approval.
US The demand for oil fell last week amid rising cases. According to the Energy Information Administration, gasoline consumption in the seven days ending November 13 fell 6 percent from the previous week to 8.3 million barrels per day.
Norwegian Air Shuttle signs up Protection from creditors Following the Irish equivalent of Chapter 11, the airline becomes the biggest victim of the aviation Covid-19 crisis. Norwegian, Europe's third largest low-cost airline, said two of their main daughters would apply for an exam in Ireland, a reorganization process similar to Chapter 11 in the US.
The Swiss government has announced this Use of 2,500 military personnel to ease the pressure on the healthcare system and avoid a second lockdown. In October, Switzerland saw a surge in Covid-19 cases, making the affluent Alpine country one of the hardest hit in Europe during the second wave of pandemics.
The rate of the US New building exceeded expectations last month as demand for housing continued to grow during the coronavirus pandemic. US home starts rose 4.9 percent month on month to an annualized pace of 1.53 million in October.
The daily death toll in Iran could exceed 1,000 if Errors and probable cases are included, said the Ministry of Health. "It is possible that the number of days with very high deaths has exceeded four-digit numbers," said Sima Lari, spokeswoman for the Iranian Ministry of Health.
The German police used water cannons against Anti-lockdown protesters in the center of Berlin after ignoring calls for diversion. Police stopped the demonstration after protesters disregarded social distancing rules and wore masks.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed criticism from the Labor Party opposition leader for the government's lack of scrutiny and diligence on multi-million pound contracts Obtain personal protective equipment during the pandemic. Keir Starmer limited himself to £ 21 million paid to an intermediary to land £ 250 million in contracts for a jewelry designer in Miami who provided PSA to the NHS.
UK government advisers have urged people to "make every effort" to comply with the stricter rules Enjoy Christmas "as close as possible to normal". People must "make every effort during this national embargo and even early December," said Susan Hopkins, infectious disease advisor for Public Health England.
Pfizer and BioNTech said they would submit their Covid-19 vaccine for US and EU emergency approval "within days" after new data showed it even more effective than previously reported. The jab was found to have a 95 percent effectiveness rate, which is in line with results released this week by vaccine competitor Moderna.