22 October 2020

• The US FDA approves remdesivir for adults and children over age 12 years who are hospitalized with COVID-19. Source
• Moderna announces that it has completed enrollment of 30,000 people in its phase III coronavirus vaccine trial; the company’s president, Dr Stephen Hoge, says “if the stars align” it will be on-track to submit its data to the FDA by December 2020. Source
• Belgium’s deputy prime minister, Sophie Wilmès, is admitted to intensive care after testing positive for coronavirus. Source
• France announces that it will expand the scope of its curfew to cover 46 million people on Saturday. Source
• Germany reports a record-breaking 11,287 new cases of coronavirus over the last 24 hours. Source

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