Day: May 11, 2020

Novavax to Present COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Progress in World Vaccine Congress Webinar Series

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that Gregory Glenn, M.D., President of Research and Development, will present progress of NVX-CoV2373, Novavax’ coronavirus vaccine candidate, on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 as part of the World Vaccine […]

European Markets Begin Week in Positive Territory

European markets are beginning the week on a high note, with all three major indexes making gains in early trading Monday.    The FTSE in London and the DAX in Frankfurt are both 0.4% higher, while the CAC-40 in Paris is down slightly at 0.2%.    The trading day began with significant gains in Asia, led by […]

Once Thriving Bartender Struggles to Pay Rent, Buy Food

A record number of Americans are unemployed as much of the nation’s economy remains at a standstill. Nearly 29,000 Virginians lost their jobs in March. Bartender Daniel Arden was one of them. He is grateful that he and his daughter are healthy and have not had the coronavirus. But he was denied unemployment benefits and is now behind on rent. […]

AP-NORC poll: Majority Disapprove of Coronavirus Protests

A majority of Americans disapprove of protests against restrictions aimed at preventing the spread the coronavirus, according to a new poll that also finds the still-expansive support for such limits — including restaurant closures and stay-at-home orders — has dipped in recent weeks. The new survey from the University of Chicago Divinity School and The […]

Did Coronavirus Come from the Bat Guano Trade?

Scientists suspect COVID-19 originally came from a bat, which may have harbored a wide range of coronaviruses. Despite the pandemic, the global trade in bat products continues, including in their highly prized feces, called guano.   Bat guano is commonly used throughout the world as a fertilizer, but it is also used as medicine. It […]