China confirms its 1st Covid-19 vaccine patent

ANKARA – China, ground zero of the novel coronavirus outbreak, confirmed its first Covid-19 vaccine patent Sunday, according to state-affiliated media. “#China has approved its first #COVID19 #vaccine patent, which has been developed by PLA infectious disease expert Chen Wei’s team. Earlier, the phase 2 trial of the vaccine candidate found that the vaccine is safe … Read More

WHO chief says global Covid-19 cases double over past 6 weeks

GENEVA – World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday that he will reconvene the Emergency Committee on Thursday to re-evaluate the Covid-19 pandemic, as global cases had doubled over the past six weeks. Saying that this Thursday (July 30) marks six months since Jan. 30 when WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a public … Read More