Tag Archives: death

WCLC: Bristol Myers’ Opdivo-Yervoy duo slashes mesothelioma death risk by 26%

It’s been a big year for Bristol Myers Squibb’s Opdivo-Yervoy combo in lung cancer, but the duo isn’t done making headlines. Saturday at the World Conference on Lung Cancer’s virtual presidential symposium, Bristol Myers unveiled phase 3 data showing the pair decreased the risk of death among previously untreated mesothelioma patients by 26%, helping them live… Read More »

US coronavirus death toll passes 80,000 as states move to phased reopening

America marked that grim death toll Monday as almost every state has made plans to partially reopen some businesses, something critics fear might contribute to an increase in the daily reports of fatalities. In New York, where there have been more than 26,000 deaths, coronavirus infection and hospitalization rates are down to where they were… Read More »

CDC Urges All Americans to Wear Face Masks as Death Count Rises

SUNDAY, April 5, 2020 — The White House announced new guidance on Friday that urges all Americans to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. As President Donald Trump told the American public about the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation during a coronavirus task force briefing, he noted… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Italy’s daily death toll drops to lowest in 2 weeks

A worker wearing protective garments sanitizes the Duomo square, during the coronavirus disease outbreak in central Milan, Italy. Flavio Lo Scalzo | REUTERS This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 1,197,405 Global deaths: At least 64,606 Top 5 countries: United States (308,850), Spain (126,168), Italy (124,632), , Germany (96,092),… Read More »