Timeline test

2020
October 26, 2020

• The Financial Times reports that the deal made between AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will permit it to..Read more

October 25, 2020

• Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, tests positive for coronavirus amid a surge in cases. Source • Indonesia’s Ministry of Health..Read more

February 6, 2020

A university-sponsored phase III clinical trial of the antiviral remdesivir begins in China. Source

January 23, 2020

Moderna, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotechnology company, announces that it has been awarded funding to develop a messenger RNA (mRNA)-based coronavirus..Read more

January 1, 2020

• The World Health Organization (WHO) sets up an Incident Management Support Team at country and regional levels and its..Read more

2019
December 31, 2019

A cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China is reported by Wuhan’s Municipal Health Commission. Source

December 30, 2019

Dr. Li Wenliang, a Wuhan ophthalmologist, posts a WeChat message to other doctors to warn them about a new virus..Read more

December 12, 2019

Health officials in Wuhan, China, begin looking at people with a viral pneumonia, most of whom went to the Huanan..Read more

November 17, 2019

The South China Morning Post reports a possible first case of illness from the novel coronavirus. Source