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Nearly one-third of Florida children tested are positive for COVID-19

A boy receives a free COVID-19 test Loading the player… 31% of children in Florida have tested positive for the new coronavirus, and health officials are warning that the long-term effects of the virus in children are still unknown.  Florida is rapidly becoming a new global epicenter of the COVID-19 in the world. Elected officials… Read More »

‘I didn’t expect to be told it was Motor Neurone Disease – How was I going to tell my children’

The last few months have undoubtedly been difficult as we’ve all been doing our best to adapt to restrictions placed on us by the onset of Covid-19 – but some people have issues far greater than trying to keep the kids amused while working from home. une 21 is the annual fundraiser for the Irish… Read More »

Coronavirus sickening young adults, children: We are learning ‘that everyone is at risk’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. When the coronavirus first started to spread from its origins in China earlier this year, the widely preached consensus was that it did not infect – or at least did not gravely harm – children and young adults. However,… Read More »

FDA Approves Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir) for Children Ages 6 and Older or Weighing at Least 17 kg with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

Print this page FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Epclusa® (sofosbuvir 400mg/velpatasvir 100mg; sofosbuvir 200mg/velpatasvir 50 mg) for the treatment of people with chronic hepatitis C infection (HCV) as young as 6 years of age or weighing at… Read More »