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Researchers debate if infecting people on purpose to test Coronavirus vaccines is ethical
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Researchers debate if infecting people on purpose to test Coronavirus vaccines is ethical

Human challenge trials have been used to test other vaccines but there were rescue medicines to cure those who got sick. There is no cure for COVID-19.

Oxford's vaccine offers ‘good duration of immunity’ to COVID-19 compared to no vaccine: lead researcher
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Oxford's vaccine offers ‘good duration of immunity’ to COVID-19 compared to no vaccine: lead researcher

The vaccine has been licensed to AstraZeneca and is in its Phase III of its human trials in the UK.

China allows limited use of COVID-19 vaccine CanSino for their military after clinical trials shows its effectiveness
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China allows limited use of COVID-19 vaccine CanSino for their military after clinical trials shows its effectiveness

The vaccine has been approved for a period of one year after clinical trials proved it was safe and showed some efficacy.

First COVID-19 vaccine to enter human trials is safe, well-tolerated and able to generate immune response against virus
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First COVID-19 vaccine to enter human trials is safe, well-tolerated and able to generate immune response against virus

The trial was carried out in 108 healthy adults with the vaccine demonstrating promising results after 28 days.

First Coronavirus vaccine tested on human, Moderna, is showing promising early results
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First Coronavirus vaccine tested on human, Moderna, is showing promising early results

The preliminary findings, in the first eight people, must be repeated in thousands of people, to find out if the vaccine works in the real world.

Coronavirus India Roundup, May 5: Highest increase in cases and deaths in the last 24 hours, death toll reaches 1,583
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Coronavirus India Roundup, May 5: Highest increase in cases and deaths in the last 24 hours, death toll reaches 1,583

India observed the highest increase in the number of confirmed cases and deaths in the last 24 hours, with 3,900 new cases and 195 patients passing away.

Gilead rubbishes claim that antiviral drug, Remdesivir, failed to help Coronavirus patients in Chinese trial
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Gilead rubbishes claim that antiviral drug, Remdesivir, failed to help Coronavirus patients in Chinese trial

Doctors suggest antiviral drugs would be most effective when administered as early as possible as it helps keep the virus from replicating in the blood.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Leaked results of a clinical trial hints Gliead's Remdesivir could be possible COVID-19 cure
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Leaked results of a clinical trial hints Gliead's Remdesivir could be possible COVID-19 cure

During the trial, 113 patients were treated with the drug, most were discharged from the hospital in under a week, and only two died.

Clinical trial for a plausible vaccine to begin by May with the results coming in by 2020 end
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Clinical trial for a plausible vaccine to begin by May with the results coming in by 2020 end

They are waiting on the final approvals but are recruiting volunteers, taking blood tests, and explaining the process while checking their health status.

Initial study of remdesivir, an antiviral drug, shows that two-thirds of severe COVID-19 patients got better
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Initial study of remdesivir, an antiviral drug, shows that two-thirds of severe COVID-19 patients got better

For now, Remdesivir is available for compassionate use, meaning that doctors can request the drug if a patient is in a dire situation with no alternatives.

Potential COVID-19 vaccines: From a self-limiting virus to a self-assembling vaccine, scientists are pulling out all the stops
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Potential COVID-19 vaccines: From a self-limiting virus to a self-assembling vaccine, scientists are pulling out all the stops

There is currently no authorized treatment for the infection, though various governments have green-lighted emergency treatments with little evidence.

Clinical trials of influenza drug, Favipiravir, shows positive effect in treatment of coronavirus in China
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Clinical trials of influenza drug, Favipiravir, shows positive effect in treatment of coronavirus in China

Results showed patients receiving Favipiravir turned negative for the virus in a shorter time compared with those in the control group

Coronavirus Outbreak: Trials for pre-existing drugs begin as potential treatments for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Trials for pre-existing drugs begin as potential treatments for COVID-19

Trials are being done using arthritis, HIV and a combination of other existing drugs to treat the novel coronavirus.

Several antiviral drugs to treat the coronavirus outbreak under clinical trials, shown good efficacy: Chinese official
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Several antiviral drugs to treat the coronavirus outbreak under clinical trials, shown good efficacy: Chinese official

Hospitals are using plasma from recovered patients, that is rich in protective antibodies, to treat severely affected patients.

107th Indian Science Congress in Bangalore: Indian-American cardiologist to present new way to test effectiveness of yoga
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107th Indian Science Congress in Bangalore: Indian-American cardiologist to present new way to test effectiveness of yoga

He will introduce the "new protocol" at the 107th India Science Congress that is taking place in Bangalore.

Elon Musk's Neuralink wants to insert sensors in human brains to treat brain disease
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Elon Musk's Neuralink wants to insert sensors in human brains to treat brain disease

It's also looking into human enhancement where human brains will be able to communicate with computers.

Glenmark, Torrent Pharma enter into licensing pact to co-market diabetes medicine in India
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Glenmark, Torrent Pharma enter into licensing pact to co-market diabetes medicine in India

Glenmark launched Remogliflozin, indicated in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in adults under the brand names 'Remo' and 'Remozen'.

New Alzheimer's drug from Biogen and Eisai shows promise in mid-stage trials
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New Alzheimer's drug from Biogen and Eisai shows promise in mid-stage trials

Currently prescribed drugs to Alzheimer's patients offer symptomatic relief, but do not slow, stop or reverse the damage done.

India to roll out new drug policy, devise rules for clinical trials, say officials
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India to roll out new drug policy, devise rules for clinical trials, say officials

Indian government is working with stakeholders to devise new rules for clinical trials that are expected to bring new projects to India.

Indian Council of Medical Research to adopt UN agency's standards on clinical trials
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Indian Council of Medical Research to adopt UN agency's standards on clinical trials

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), along with other global health bodies, have decided to adopt UN health agency's recommendations on clinical trials.