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No new virus infections in South Australia

South Australia will end its COVID-19 lockdown on schedule after reporting no new virus infections. Premier Steven Marshall says the result is a “huge relief” and will allow the week-long shutdown to end at one minute past midnight on Wednesday. He says it vindicates the state’s “go hard and go early” approach to combating virus… Read More »

Can antibiotics treat human diseases in addition to bacterial infections?

According to researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago, the antibiotics used to treat common bacterial infections, like pneumonia and sinusitis, may also be used to treat human diseases, like cancer. Theoretically, at least. As outlined in a new Nature Communications study, the UIC College of Pharmacy team has shown in laboratory experiments that eukaryotic… Read More »

FDA Approves Kimyrsa (oritavancin) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI)

FDA Approves Kimyrsa (oritavancin) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Melinta Therapeutics, LLC (Melinta), a commercial-stage company focused on the development and commercialization of novel antibiotics, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved… Read More »

Tens of thousands of COVID-19 infections linked to Trump rallies: study

Loading the player… Many have suspected that President Donald Trump‘s large campaign events were contributing to the spread of coronavirus across the country. Turns out that’s just the case, based on information found in a new study linking COVID-19 infections and deaths to events on the campaign trail. Researchers at Stanford University released a new… Read More »