All articles by Kavya Chivukula
Covid-19 death toll rises to more than 4,000; Italy on lockdown
The Covid-19 death toll has increased to more than 4,000, with around 3,100 cases confirmed in Mainland China, as of the end of 10 March.
Covid-19 death toll increases to more than 3,200
The death toll due to Covid-19 coronavirus has increased to more than 3,200, as of the end of 4 March.
Covid-19 death toll rises to 2,362; Iran reports two more deaths
Deaths due to Covid-19 coronavirus has increased to 2,362, including 2,345 deaths in Mainland China, as of the end of 21 February. The Hubei province has reported 2,250 deaths so far.
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Jack Ma Foundation awards grant to develop drugs against Covid-19
Jack Ma Foundation has awarded a $2.1m grant to four research teams at Columbia University to identify antiviral drugs and antibodies that can be used against the Covid-19 coronavirus.
Coronavirus Covid-19: Death toll rises to 1,669; France reports first death
The coronavirus Covid-19 has claimed 1,669 lives with 142 new deaths in China and one in France as of the end of 15 February. The total number of deaths in mainland China reached 1,665.
Covid-19 death toll increases to 1,526; Egypt records first infected case
The death toll due to the new coronavirus Covid-19 has increased to 1,526 with 143 new deaths in China as of the end of 14 February. The total number of deaths in mainland China is 1,523.
WHO states coronavirus from China could spread, issues warning to hospitals
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that China’s new coronavirus could lead to a wider outbreak.
2019 top news stories
BMS acquires Celgene for an equity value of $74bn and GSK signs $4.2bn immunotherapy deal with the Merck group. Pharmaceutical-technology.com wraps up key headlines from 2019.