Editor in Chief Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee Dated:28 May,2020
Remdesivir improves time to recovery in COVID-19 patients: Study
New York: Remdesivir, the antiviral under clinical trials for treatment against novel coronavirus infection, is superior to the standard of care given to COVID-19 patients, according to a new study. The analysis, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, is based on data from the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT), sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in the US.
COVID-19 in CMAAO countries vs Europe vs USA (Part 2)
927: Minutes of Virtual Meeting of CMAAO NMAs
,23rd May, 2020, Saturday, 9.30am-10.30am
World COVID Meter 26th May
Living with COVID 1.0, 213 Countries affecetd, Nearly 90 K cases daily, Minimum Likely Deaths 355847, Total cases 5.55 M, Cases - 1M April 2, 2 M April 15, 3 M April 27, 4 M May 8, 5 M May 20
●For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
Video of The dayGood News No new case in New Zealand for five days
Healthcare News Monitor
indianexpress-Kaunain Sheriff M
As a share, the number of Covid patients needing treatment may still be low but the concern is a growing one — paying private hospital bills amid looming economic distress and uncertainty over course of treatment.
New Delhi: BDR Pharmaceuticals, a Mumbai-based company, has sought the drug controller’s approval to manufacture and sell the generic version of Remdesivir without entering into a licensing pact with Gilead Sciences, prompting the patent-holder for the medicine to flag its concerns with the government.
Dr. Sudhakar, presently admitted at a mental hospital in Vizag on the grounds of unstable mental condition, has written a letter to the hospital superintendent expressing concerns over his treatment. The doctor was allegedly suspended for his remarks against the state government and was later arrested for creating ruckus at a public place.
Pvt-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The governments point man on the gravest health emergency confronting the world and India is Dr Harsh Vardhan, our very own Health Minister, a Chandni Chowk MP. A doctor himself and in the main an Otorhinolaryngologist, he has risen from a doctor to a well-regarded politician. Extremely soft-spoken, he has been a minister in the Delhi government and headed the Delhi BJP and was its CM candidate. Prime Minister has a special bonding with him. And as such he heads what has turned out to be the most sensitive ministry in these challenging times.