Insights+ Exclusive: COVID-19 Healthcare News Updates

Our planet is facing a major pandemic outbreak due to COVID-19 and health agencies are taking every measure to stop it. The COVID-19 virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) and the disease it causes has been named “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (COVID-19). The outbreak of the respiratory disease was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in Dec 2019.

Lifesciences companies are putting all of their efforts into finding a treatment or developing a vaccine for this disease. PharmaShots is keeping a track of all of the important updates in the Lifesciences sector, where we have covered news updates regarding collaborations, clinical trials, funding and regulatory guidelines related to the COVID-19 from Jan to date.


21. Gilead Reported the Initiation of Two P-III Studies of Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19

  Feb 27, 2020 | Clinical Trial

20. Co-Diagnostics Received CE Mark for its Logix Smart Coronavirus PCR Test

Feb 27, 2020 | Regulatory

19. Southern Research Teamed up with Tonix to Develop Potential Vaccine Against New Coronavirus

Feb 26, 2020 | Collaboration

18. WuXi Biologics and Vir Biotechnology Collaborated for the Global Development of Antibodies Against COVID-19

Feb 26, 2020 | Collaboration

17.  Moderna Delivered Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate for P-I trial

Feb 25, 2020 | Clinical Trial

16. Cocrystal Pharma Signed a License Agreement with Kansas State University Research Foundation for Norovirus and Coronavirus Antiviral Compounds

Feb 24, 2020 | Collaboration

15. GSK Signed a Research Collaboration with Clover for the Evaluation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Feb 24, 2020 | Collaboration

14. Beroni Group Collaborated with Tianjin University to Develop Novel Solution for Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Feb 21, 2020 | Collaboration

13. Sanofi Collaborated with BARDA to Facilitate the Development of Coronavirus Vaccine

Feb 19, 2020 | Collaboration

12. MVC Collaborated with the US NIH to Develop Vaccine Against Corona Virus 

Feb 18, 2020 | Collaboration

11. Zydus Cadila Launched a Research Program to Develop Vaccine Against Coronavirus 

  Feb 17, 2020 | Launch

10. Janssen Expanded its Collaboration with BARDA to Expedite the Discovery of COVID-19 Therapies

Feb 16, 2020 | Collaboration

9. Codagenix Collaborated with Serum Institute of India to Co-Develop a Live-Attenuated Vaccine Against Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  Feb 14, 2020 | Collaboration

8. Roche’s Cobas SARS-CoV-2 Test Received the US FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization to Identify Corona Virus

Feb 13, 2020 I Diagnostics

7. Johnson & Johnson Announced Collaboration with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to Accelerate Development of a Potential Novel Coronavirus Vaccine

Feb 11, 2020 | Collaboration

6. Vir Biotechnology Collaborated with NIH Vaccine Research Center to Advance the Development of mAbs Against Coronavirus

Feb 12, 2020 | Collaboration

5. WHO to Accelerate Global Research and Innovation Against Corona Virus

  Feb 07, 2020 | Regulatory

4. GenapSys Pursued Partnership with China CDC to Detect Coronavirus 

 Feb 06, 2020 | Collaboration

3. Regeneron Expanded its Existing Collaboration with HHS’BARDA to Develop Antibody Therapies for Coronavirus  

Feb 04, 2020 | Collaboration

2. CEPI And GSK Announced Collaboration to Strengthen The Global Effort to Develop a Vaccine For The 2019-Ncov Virus  

Feb 03, 2020 | Collaboration

1. iBio Signed a Joint Agreement with CC-Pharming the Development of Coronavirus Vaccine

Feb 03, 2020 | Collaboration