Junshi Biosciences and Lilly to Co-develop Antibody Therapies for the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19

SHANGHAI and INDIANAPOLIS, May 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today they have entered into an agreement to co-develop therapeutic antibodies for the potential prevention and treatment of COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus. At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, […]

COVID-19 Response: IOM Regional Office for Asia Pacific Situation Report 7 – May 4, 2020

OVERVIEW Reported COVID-19 cases in Asia and the Pacific continue to increase, though at a relatively stable pace, with countries augmenting responses as well as maintaining stringent mobility restrictions. As of 3 May, over 333,500 cases and more than 15,272 deaths have been reported in the region. Confirmed cases have been reported in 28 countries, […]

Asian Markets Lower Amid COVID-19 Spat Between US and China

An escalating war of words between the United States and China over the origins of the novel coronavirus pandemic caused mostly lower trading in Asian markets Monday.  Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost a staggering 4% and the KOSPI in Seoul was down more than 2.5%, while the index in Sydney enjoyed gains of almost 1.5%.   The markets in Japan, China and Thailand […]