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EXPLAINER: COVID-19 pills must be taken within 5 days

Apr. 26, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

Newly infected COVID-19 patients have two treatment options that can be taken at home. But that convenience comes with a catch: The pills have to be taken as soon as possible once symptoms appear. The challenge is getting tested, obtaining a prescription and starting the pills in a...

Delta, Fastenal rise; JPMorgan Chase, NanoString fall

Apr. 13, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Delta Air Lines Inc., up $2.40 to $41.02. The airline reported strong first-quarter revenue and said bookings have surged in recent weeks, setting up a breakout summer. ...

US pulls GSK's COVID drug as omicron sibling dominates cases

Apr. 05, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — GlaxoSmithKline’s IV drug for COVID-19 should no longer be used because it is likely ineffective against the omicron subvariant that now accounts for most U.S. cases, federal health regulators said Tuesday. The Food and Drug Administration announced that the...

Canada authorizes first plant-based COVID-19 vaccine

Feb. 24, 2022 15:48 PM EST

Canada has become the first country to authorize use of a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine. Canadian regulators said Thursday Medicago’s two-dose vaccine can be given to adults ages 18 to 64, but said there's too little data on the shots in people 65 and older. The...

Sanofi, GSK to seek authorization for COVID-19 vaccine

Feb. 23, 2022 12:48 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Drugmakers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline said Wednesday they will seek regulatory approval for a new COVID-19 vaccine after human trials showed it provided a high level of protection against the disease. Late-stage trials found that two doses of the vaccine were about...