Germany eyes tougher curbs as infection rate soars

Germany’s incoming coalition parties unveiled fresh proposals on Monday to fight the country’s COVID resurgence, as the weekly rate of new coronavirus infections hit an all-time high. Germany registered an incidence rate of 201.1 new cases per 100,000 people over the past seven days, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said,…

J&J ‘very confident’ in vaccine, eyes quick resolution

Johnson & Johnson remains “very confident” in its COVID-19 vaccine and hopeful for a quick resolution from regulators over its status, a top executive said Tuesday. “We remain very confident and very hopeful that the benefit-risk profile will play out,” J&J Chief Financial Officer Joseph Wolk told CNBC. The comments…

New treatment for dry eye in sight

A new, enzyme-based treatment for extremely dry eyes resulted in an early clinical study of an improvement of the complaints. The new treatment could fill a gap as there are currently only two active ingredients against dry eyes, which are not tolerated by all Concerned. Eye drops containing an enzyme…