Mutations that likely confer partial resistance to vaccines and antibody treatments are now prevalent in both South Africa and Brazil, and they are threatening to spread worldwide.
For Robert Langreth's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Pfizer Inc. scaled back its COVID-19 production targets earlier this year after the drugmaker ran into difficulties securing all the materials it needs to produce the shots at a large scale.
The move came after a new analysis showed the vaccine was highly effective in preventing COVID-19 with no serious safety problems.
A briefing on Sunday included a series of inconsistent or misleading responses that left the country with an incomplete snapshot of Trump's health.
While broad correlation between ticks’ spread and global warming is clear, predicting where they will go next as the climate changes is surprisingly daunting.
Somewhere in China, perhaps in the southern Yunnan province, there's a cave that may hold the mysterious origins of the deadly coronavirus that's infected thousands, cut off millions of Chinese from their jobs and families and wreaked havoc in global financial markets. Peter Daszak, a ...
The FDA acts to expedite the approval of experimental drugs, including one made by Fujifilm, to counter the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
The number of adverse incident reports involving Intuitive Surgical Inc.'s robots has more than doubled this year, according to U.S. regulators, who just released a physician survey showing no consistent training exists for the machines, which are also used in Japan. The Food and Drug ...