Daiichi Sankyo Co.’s edoxaban, the latest in a new group of blood thinners aimed at replacing warfarin, was found to be as effective as the drug that has been the standard of care for 60 years, in a study.
Rizza Jo Jaro, 18, went into labor in an evacuation center in Tacloban on Nov. 8 as Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the worst storms on record to hit land, ripped through the Philippine city in Eastern Visayas.
Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms to hit land, may cost insurers as much as $700 million in the Philippines, a fraction of estimated damage, because few people are covered, a catastrophe modeler said.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino faced survivors of Typhoon Haiyan today as progress in reaching more remote parts of the hardest-hit region led to a surge in the estimate of the damage caused by the deadly storm.
Emergency supplies began to trickle into areas in the central Philippines devastated a week ago by Typhoon Haiyan, as officials worked to clear a logjam that has left some survivors without food or medical aid.