UC researcher urges caution using remdesivir to treat COVID-19

IMAGE: Bingfang Yan is a professor at the University of Cincinnati’s James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy. Yan’s UC laboratory studies how drugs are metabolized in the body to see if… view more  Credit: University of Cincinnati While the world has its eyes on vaccines to stop the spread of coronavirus, therapeutics are still necessary to […]

Aboriginal group urges mining ‘reset’ after ancient site destroyed

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto sparked outrage after destroying Indigenous rock shelters at Juukan Gorge in Australia’s ore-rich Pilbara region in May Aboriginal landowners have called for a “reset” in Australia’s lucrative mining sector after an inquiry pilloried Rio Tinto for blowing up a 46,000-year-old heritage site to expand an iron ore mine. Rio sparked […]

CDC urges Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) strongly recommends against travel for Thanksgiving this year, as cases of COVID-19 soar throughout the country. “We’re alarmed with the exponential increase in cases, hospitalizations and deaths” in the United States, Dr. Henry Walke, the CDC’s COVID-19 incident manager, said in a news briefing Thursday (Nov. 19). […]