· Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. (ADVM) CEO Leone Patterson on Q1 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript →
Since the mandated shelter-in-place executive order was put into place by the San Francisco Bay Area in the state of California, we immediately implemented the use of remote study monitoring and of several precautionary measures at study sites to maintain the health of our patients.
The New York Times
· Kosovo Court Says New Government Can Be Formed Without an Election →
A number of studies of flu, rhinovirus, coronavirus and other microbes have shown that respiratory illnesses, including the new coronavirus, can spread by touching contaminated surfaces, particularly in places like day care centers, offices and hospitals.
· Coronavirus latest: at a glance →
Cancer patients with Covid-19 treated with a drug combination promoted by US President Donald Trump to counter coronavirus were three times more likely to die within 30 days than those who got either drug alone, a US study found.
· How private jet owners got a subsidy from coronavirus relief funds →
Those who developed COVID-19 were much more likely to die within a month than people without cancer who got it, two studies found.
· Vaping e-cigarettes could increase the risk of oral disease →
Carried out by researchers at The Ohio State University, the new study looked at a group of 123 people with no signs of oral disease.
· Wearing Face Masks At Home May Reduce COVID-19 Spread →
Wearing face masks, disinfection and social distancing in households might help ward off COVID-19 spread among family members, an observational study suggests.
· Nearly 700k left out of educational loop →
One way to solve the issue is to streamline the education system to make it more flexible for young people to learn outside of the classroom in their own time so they can design their studies around their living conditions, said Mr Thosaporn.
The New York Times
· Millions Relying on Pandemic Aid Can See Its End, and They’re Scared →
Various studies have found that in the last recession, the system helped prevent 1.4 million foreclosures, saved two million jobs and kept five million people out of poverty.
· Lost giants: Illegal logging, climate shifts slash world’s forest carbon storage, including Malaysia →
A study led by the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), with experts from Britain’s University of Birmingham, analysed forests over the last century and gave predictions for the coming decades.