Protests upend efforts to contain coronavirus

Protests upend efforts to contain coronavirus

Social distancing, the most pivotal and controversial planks of anti-coronavirus health policy, has kept millions around the world locked at home and away from work, businesses, schools, friends and even family. Yet as public outrage boils over in the wake of the police-involved killing of George Floyd, mass demonstrations around the world are jeopardizing efforts […]
Novartis enters vaccine race as reopenings, testing efforts ramp up

Novartis enters vaccine race as reopenings, testing efforts ramp up

Pharmaceutical companies on Thursday continued their pursuit of a breakthrough in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, which set a grim new milestone even as states and cities forge ahead with plans to relax the lockdowns that are crippling the U.S. economy....
Jobless claims show economic toll; drug makers ramp up efforts

Jobless claims show economic toll; drug makers ramp up efforts

The toll of the coronavirus pandemic widened on Thursday, as grim new U.S. unemployment data underscored the growing economic carnage, and amplified the debate over states relaxing stringent stay-at-home orders. The virus has now infected more than 3.2 million...