Thailand’s parliament passed a 1.9 trillion baht ($58 billion) economic support package on Sunday to ease the impact of the coronavirus.
Horseshoe crabs’ icy-blue blood is set to remain the drug industry’s standard for safety tests after a powerful U.S. group ditched a plan to put on an equal footing a synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and animal welfare groups.
U.S. hospitals said they have pulled way back on the use of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a COVID-19 treatment, after several studies suggested it is not effective and may pose significant risks.
Paris is no longer deemed to be a “red” coronavirus danger zone, the risks posed by the virus moving down a notch to “orange”, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday.
The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 412 to 37,460, health officials said on Wednesday.