Tag Archives: children

‘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 »

Key coronavirus question: How are children affected?

This is the latest piece in our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. As coronavirus cases continue to spread around the world, American officials acknowledged this week that cases of COVID-19, the… Read More »