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Remdesivir may be highly effective against COVID-19: Study

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been hampered by the lack of effective antiviral drugs against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the disease

Published on 15th December 2020
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In a breakthrough study, University of Cambridge researchers claim Remdesivir is highly effective against COVID-19

Results from large clinical trials have been inconclusive and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in October that the drug did not significantly reduce mortality rates

Published on 14th December 2020
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Indian scientists identify drugs that can target vital proteins of novel coronavirus

The researchers from Alagappa University in Tamil Nadu and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden propose a list of individual drugs and cocktails that deserve testing for the treatment of COVID-19

Published on 10th December 2020
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Dr S Jaishankar at ISB: World is counting on India to help make the COVID-19 vaccine cheap and accessible

For a nation that has no preparedness at all, India has responded exceptionally well at the face of the COVID-19 crisis, said the Minister

Published on 16th November 2020
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Are you a mumpsimus? What does it mean and how to use it in context

Any person who is persistent in repeating a mistake is called a mumpsimus. Albert P' Rayan speaks about its origin and more

Published on 31st October 2020
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Remdesivir and several other repurposed drugs have little to no effect in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: WHO study

The study, which spans more than 30 countries, looked at the effects of these treatments on overall mortality, initiation of ventilation, and duration of hospital stay in patients

Published on 16th October 2020
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FDA approved drug 'Teicoplanin' found more effective in treating COVID -19 virus: IIT Delhi research 

The research by the institute's Kusuma School of Biological Science screened an assemblage of 23 approved drugs, which have shown leads towards being therapeutic options for coronavirus

Published on 28th September 2020
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COVID-19: Health Ministry issues revised home isolation guidelines

Patients under home isolation will stand discharged after 10 days of onset of symptoms and no fever for three days, the guidelines stated

Published on 3rd July 2020
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AIIMS conducts pilot study to assess the effect of radiation therapy on COVID-19 patients

Dr D N Sharma, head of the Radiation Oncology department at AIIMS and the principal investigator of the research project, said two COVID-19 patients who were on oxygen support were given the therapy

Published on 17th June 2020
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Health officials in Belgium are now advising against the use of hydroxychloroquine 

The announcement came after the World Health Organization said it would temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments

Published on 27th May 2020
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WHO warns of COVID-19 'second peak' as lockdowns ease in countries around the world

The stark warning comes as countries around the world start to gradually ease lockdown restrictions, allowing shops to reopen and larger groups of people to gather

Published on 26th May 2020
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WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine for corona patients

According to the WHO, over 400 hospitals in 35 countries are actively recruiting patients and nearly 3,500 patients have been enrolled from 17 countries under the Solidarity Trial

Published on 26th May 2020
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COVID-19 can cause dangerous cardiovascular complications

The study says that much attention has been paid to the breathing complications of COVID-19, but less has been said about the cardiovascular complications that can lead to death or lasting impairment

Published on 18th May 2020
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Hydroxychloroquine does not help treat patients with COVID-19, says new study

A randomised clinical trial published in the journal The BMJ shows that hospitalised patients with mild to moderate persistent COVID-19 who received hydroxychloroquine did not clear the virus quickly

Published on 15th May 2020

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