Coronavirus

A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year
Jan17

A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year

A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year Medical staff examine a patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston on Nov. 16, 2020. Go Nakamura | Getty Images KEY POINTS Relief Therapeutics Chairman Ram Selvaraju told CNBC that Relief Therapeutics and NeuroRx had been in contact with the HSS’ Operation Warp Speed, and expects topline data...

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Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal
Jan13

Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal

Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal With COVID-19 deaths surpassing 4,000 Americans on some days, you probably want protection. You want your vaccine. But reports across the nation indicate that some people are having a hard time getting theirs. At this rate, when will enough people be vaccinated so that we can have herd immunity and get back to some level of “normality?” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the...

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A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year
Jan07

A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year

A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year KEY POINTS Relief Therapeutics Chairman Ram Selvaraju told CNBC that Relief Therapeutics and NeuroRx had been in contact with the HSS’ Operation Warp Speed, and expects topline data from its late-stage trial of RLF-100 in January. Relief Therapeutics had a market cap of less than 100 million Swiss francs ($113 million) at the end of July,...

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First U.S. Case Of New Covid Mutation Discovered In Colorado
Jan07

First U.S. Case Of New Covid Mutation Discovered In Colorado

First U.S. Case Of New Covid Mutation Discovered In Colorado A new, highly contagious coronavirus variant that was first identified in Britain has reached the United States, officials in Colorado confirmed Tuesday, reporting the first known U.S. case of the strain more than two weeks after it was discovered — a worrying development as Covid-19 infections and deaths climb nationwide. KEY FACTS The variant was discovered in a man in his...

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New Years Around The World
Jan01

New Years Around The World

New year, new rules: World celebrates 2021 through COVID restrictions By JOSEPH WILKINSON NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | DEC 31, 2020 AT 6:57 PM Billions of people around the world celebrated the beginning of 2021 on Friday despite varying coronavirus restrictions. New Zealanders had it first and best, celebrating as normal because the country has no active COVID-19 cases. People in Manila, Philippines, watch a drone show during New...

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Relief Therapeutics Hldg AG (OTC: RLFTF) Gaining as RLF-100 (aviptadil) Top Line Data Looms
Dec28

Relief Therapeutics Hldg AG (OTC: RLFTF) Gaining as RLF-100 (aviptadil) Top Line Data Looms

Relief Therapeutics Hldg AG (OTC: RLFTF) Gaining as RLF-100 (aviptadil) Top Line Data Looms BY JACOB WATSON ON DECEMBER 20, 2020 Microcapdaily continues to cover the exciting story of Relief Therapeutics Holding SA (SWX: RLF) (OTCQB: RLFTF) that skyrocketed up the charts earlier this year as its covid-19 treatment RLF-100 (aviptadil) continues to show significant potential to treat patients who are already in the Intensive Care Unit...

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Challenges to Manufacturing in 2020

As we finish the year 2020, we have learned a lot when it comes to Manufacturing. Many manufacturers have made a pivot to adjust to COVID requests for PPE. Some have seen an opportunity and made a Pivot in a different direction. . How do you know when the time is right to pivot in manufacturing? Join us as we hear from experts around knowing when to pivot. The World Trade Center will discuss import and export matters both in and out...

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Nine New Bills For COVID-19.
Dec10

Nine New Bills For COVID-19.

The Alliance held our December Membership Meeting today with a comprehensive update from SJPH, an outline on the 5 Star Certification timeline, Education opening updates, and grant information.  Here is the LINK to view the recording of the meeting in its entirety. Governor Jared Polis signed nine bills into law yesterday that will provide broad relief to those impacted by COVID-19. Monies will be distributed by local governments and...

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Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19
Nov29

Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19

Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19 You Need to Know About GETTY IMAGES From nose to toes, doctors continue to discover uncommon signs of coronavirus infection by Rachel Nania, AARP, Updated November 23, 2020 ‘COVID toes’ Loss of taste or smell Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and severe appetite loss Headaches, dizziness and confusion Hallucinations  Blood clots Hearing loss High blood sugar Fever, cough and shortness of breath are...

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First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home
Nov18

First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 diagnostic test for self-testing at home and that provides rapid results. The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is a molecular (real-time loop mediated amplification reaction) single use test that is intended to detect the...

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COVID-19 Level Moving to RED Friday Nov 20th!
Nov18

COVID-19 Level Moving to RED Friday Nov 20th!

La Plata County Will Move to COVID-19 Dial Level Red: Severe Risk; Immediate Community Action Needed to Preserve Critical Services and Health Care Capacity Durango, Colo.: To reduce community transmission and slow a dramatic rise in cases that threatens our ability to maintain hospital capacity and the workforce in critical services, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment...

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How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts
Nov17

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts Turkey day isn’t canceled, but with all the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, expect it to be different. Oct. 1, 2020, 1:54 PM MDT / Updated Nov. 6, 2020, 2:42 PM MST / Source: TODAY By Ronnie Koenig Thanksgiving is usually a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate together. But this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada.
Nov17

Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada.

Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada. BY CAITLIN O’KANE NOVEMBER 17, 2020 / 6:15 PM / CBS NEWS Canadians celebrated their Thanksgiving last month, and if the day can teach anything to Americans, it’s that gathering for the holidays can lead to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Canada saw an increase of positive coronavirus tests two weeks after its holiday — the typical incubation period for...

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Enrollment of 150 patients in phase 2b/3 trial of RLF-100™
Nov14

Enrollment of 150 patients in phase 2b/3 trial of RLF-100™

NeuroRx and Relief Therapeutics announce enrollment of 150 patients in phase 2b/3 trial of RLF-100™ for Critical COVID-19 with Respiratory Failure – Observations of rapid recovery noted on chest x-ray and no drug-related Serious Adverse Events reported NEWS PROVIDED BY NeuroRx  Nov 13, 2020, 05:00 ET RADNOR, Pa. and GENEVA, Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG (SIX:RLF,OTCBB:RLFTF)...

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La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’
Nov14

La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’

La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’   by Claire Ninde | Nov 11, 2020 | Education/Health To reduce community transmission and slow a dramatic rise in cases that threatens our school learning models and our local economy, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) are moving La Plata County to COVID-19 Level Orange: High Risk (formerly known as ‘Safer at...

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Fauci urges American public to double down on COVID-19 safety measures amid surge
Nov13

Fauci urges American public to double down on COVID-19 safety measures amid surge

Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, called on Americans to double down on health precautions like wearing a mask or face covering, social distancing and more as COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the country. Fauci told “Good Morning America” on Thursday that “What we need to do is what we’ve been talking about for some time now, but really doubling down on it. There are...

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County Enters into High-Risk for COVID-19
Nov12

County Enters into High-Risk for COVID-19

Coronavirus infections are increasing exponentially in Colorado, and La Plata County saw a 23 percent increase in confirmed cases over the cumulative total as of Nov. 6. Health officials warn that the county could be headed for another shutdown if residents don’t take health precautions more seriously.

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SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation
Nov11

SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation

SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) updated its COVID-19 Community Testing Site hours of operation, effective Wednesday, Nov. 4. The new hours of operation will be Monday through Thursday 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The testing site closes promptly at 4:30 p.m., so it is recommended that those needing testing arrive as early as possible....

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La Plata County Economic Development Alliance
Nov05

La Plata County Economic Development Alliance

La Plata County Economic Development Alliance We are at a very critical juncture here in La Plata with COVID case count and transmittal rates that will determine the ability for businesses to remain at current operational capacity.  At a state level, the transmittal rates are experiencing an uncontrolled spread with current estimates of 1 in every 200 people in CO may be contagious with cases being over 175 per 100,000 people. The R0...

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NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG to continue as planned
Nov05

NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG to continue as planned

RADNOR, Pa. and GENEVA, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG (SIX:RLF, OTCBB:RLFTF) (“Relief”) announced that the independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) met yesterday and voted unanimously that NCT 04311697 should continue as planned to its full enrollment of 165 patients. Specifically, the committee identified no safety concerns and viewed the study as capable of...

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