The Maryland-based late-stage biotechnology company in April said it identified the candidate, NVX-CoV2373, with which it planned to use its Matrix-M adjuvant to enhance immune responses. Adjuvants are mainly used to make vaccines induce a strong immune response, including through the greater production of antibodies, and provide longer-lasting protection against […]

Lebanon has been paralysed by an economic crisis that has seen dollars dry up, banks impose tight capital controls, unemployment surge, and a sovereign debt default in March – all before the compounding blow of the coronavirus outbreak. Prime Minister Hassan Diab said the pandemic could trigger a global food […]

The hospital, located in northwestern Moscow, had been designated by the authorities as one of the medical facilities treating coronavirus patients in the Russian capital. The emergency ministry told the RIA news agency that the blaze erupted in a patient’s room, without providing further details. The fire has since been […]

But there’s still a lot they don’t know. As the new coronavirus continues to spread around the world, here are some of the most important questions researchers and doctors – as well as policymakers and economists – are still trying to answer: How contagious is the virus? The virus spreads […]