White House blocks Fauci from testifying before House subcommittee on coronavirus

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has voiced support for an investigation of the origins of the novel coronavirus, lending European Union backing to a suggestion that Chinese officials have opposed.Asked if she wanted China to work with the E.U. and other nations on an investigation of how the virus started, von der Leyen told CNBC: “Yes, I think this is for all of us...

How Remdesivir, New Hope for Covid-19 Patients, Was Resurrected

Remdesivir, an antiviral drug designed to treat both hepatitis and a common respiratory virus, seemed fated to join thousands of other failed medications after proving useless against those diseases. The drug was consigned to the pharmaceutical scrap heap, all but forgotten by the scientists who once championed it.But on Friday, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency approval for...