Columbia University researchers awarded $2M to identify antiviral drugs for coronavirus
(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) Four research teams at Columbia University will share a $2.1 million grant to mount an aggressive effort to identify potential antiviral drugs and antibodies for use against the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV.
There is an urgent need to share expertise and offer emergency guidance for breast radiation therapy (RT) during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. As per the World Health Organisation (WHO) statement, our aim and obligation should be “to stop, contain, control, delay and reduce the impact of this virus at every opportunity”. In our roles as healthcare professionals and/or breast cancer experts this translates to minimising exposure of our patients to COVID-19 without compromising oncological outcome.
Workers at Whole Foods Market are planning to strike on March 31, according to multiple media outlets. The workers plan a nationwide "sick-out," according to Vice and other media outlets, driven by an online petition led by Whole Worker’s National Organizing Committee. The employees have been driven to strike due to concerns over safety related to the spread of COVID-19, according to the petitio n. The Whole Foods workers are reportedly demanding guaranteed sick leave for workers who isolate or…
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