Day: May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020

Coronavirus discoveries can come along faster with adaptive clinical trials

As the treatment cocktail expands, researchers may reset the standards they use to declare a new drug beneficial. Advertisement In an RCT, patients with similar characteristics were randomly assigned to test either the experimental treatment or a placebo. Statistical considerations dictate the number of subjects needed to draw conclusions with confidence. 25 at the University of Nebraska. Heinz-Josef Lenz will be testing baricitinib and remdesivir […]

May 18, 2020

U.S. death toll in coronavirus outbreak surpasses 90,000

Advertisement He’s said nonessential workers will be urged to work from home “for the foreseeable future” and that he hopes students can return to classrooms at the start of the new academic year in September.The last thing he wants to do, he said, is to act too early and create a false sense of security, only to spark a new wave of infections as people […]