Daily Archives: May 25, 2020

Algernon Submits Investigational New Drug (IND) Application with U.S. FDA for Multinational Phase 2b/3 Human Study to Evaluate Ifenprodil for COVID-19

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: AGN) (FRANKFURT: AGW) (OTCQB: AGNPF) (the “Company” or “Algernon”) a clinical stage pharmaceutical development company, is pleased to announce that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the U.S. FDA for its planned multinational Phase 2b/3 study of its re-purposed

Thailand Enters Global Race for Vaccine With Trials on Monkeys

SARABURI, THAILAND – Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine it hopes will be ready by 2021, a top researcher said Monday. More than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of development around the world, at least eight of which are in clinical

China Plans to Lift Economy by Boosting Consumption

China said Monday it boasts $182 trillion in total national assets, which it hopes will provide enough support to lift its economy out of contraction by boosting domestic consumption after the coronavirus outbreak is contained. But analysts say local consumers, who have been holding out because of lockdown policies and concerns about finances, are unlikely

SIX MEN ARRESTED FOR GAMBLING ACTIVITIES

The Police have arrested six men, aged between 48 and 74, during an enforcement operation targeting illegal gambling activities conducted by Woodlands Police Division along Woodlands Street 32 and Marsiling Road on 24 May 2020. The six men were suspected to be involved in illegal bookmaking and illegal betting. They were arrested for offences under