Rise and shine, everyone, another challenging day is on the way. And while it will be like this for some time, perhaps it may be best to take one day at a time and keep focused on the matters at hand. We are doing so with a little help from, yes, a cup or three of stimulation. And of course, we invite you to join us. Remember, a prescription is not required. And now, here are a few tidbits to move you along. Best of luck today and do stay safe.
A growing number of companies are postponing or curtailing clinical trials due to Covid-19, according to a survey conducted by Continuum Clinical, a consulting firm that works with drug makers and trial sites, and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Nearly one-third of study sites fear total closure as stay-at-home orders and patient concerns over interacting with health care professionals continue to increase. And 77% of sites indicated at least one of their current clinical trials had been put on hold or cancelled in recent weeks.