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New studies clarify what drugs help, hurt for COVID-19
Fresh studies give more information about what treatments do or don't work for COVID-19, with high-quality methods that give reliable results.
,British researchers on Friday published their research on the only drug shown to improve survival -- a chesteroid called dexamethasone. Two other studies found that the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine does not help people with only mild symptoms.
CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: Around the globe
With inputs from Dr Monica Vasudev
World Covid Meter 17th July: India Number 3, 213 Countries Affected
Cases: 1M: April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7, 8M June 15, 9M June 22, 10M June 29, 11M July 4, 12M July 8, 13M July 13 ,Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity ,Doubling time India 20 days, USA 33 days, Brazil 13 days, Russia 18 days, Spain 47 days, UK 35 days, Italy 55 days, France 49 days, Turkey 37 days ,Coronavirus Cases: 13,946,170,Deaths: 592,673,Recovered: 8,277,510,ACTIVE CASES: 5,075,987 ....read more
Do Your Duty with Discipline and Devotion
“Vasudhaiva kutumbakam” (the whole world is one family) and “Ekam Sat Viprah Bahudavanti” (truth is one but the wise call it by various names) are two basic statements, which come from the ancient Rig Veda and form the fundamentals of Vedic philosophy.
,One should do one’s duty with devotion and discipline. This principle can be remembered as the principle of three Ds.
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Sharks in the pharma supply chains are stockpiling and black-marketing a key life-saving drug for Covid-19, an India Today investigation has found.
,Remdesivir, produced by America's Gilead Sciences, is touted as the best hope for critically-ill coronavirus patients for its ability to shorten recovery times in clinical trials.
,Gilead has licensed several drugmakers in India to make its generic versions.
A senior police officer in Odisha, a disability rights commissioner in Tamil Nadu, customs and airline officials around the country, health ministry bureaucrats, pharmaceutical company executives, public health activists, and parents of children with epileptic seizures. This is the main cast of people who have been working tirelessly since the Covid-19 pandemic hit India in March to procure an important drug – vigabatrin – that helps prevent epileptic seizures in children.
A recent study by the research team at Madras Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre found that patients preferred to meet their doctors in person than consult them over telephone. The research was conducted to assess the effects of the lockdown on the adoption of new technologies and changes in diabetes in type 2 diabetes patients. Researchers spoke to patients from
The Indian Express
A 61-year-old man died early Wednesday morning after his family’s desperate search to find an ICU bed for him in the city’s private hospitals, as well as the government-run Sassoon Hospital, proved futile.