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Why even vital medicines, vaccines are rarely tested for safety in pregnant women
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Why even vital medicines, vaccines are rarely tested for safety in pregnant women

For decades, expecting mothers have been considered a vulnerable group, for the potential harm to their fetuses’ health.

WHO endorses African herbal medicines as potential treatments for Coronavirus, epidemics
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WHO endorses African herbal medicines as potential treatments for Coronavirus, epidemics

This comes months after the President of Madagascar promotes a drink based on Artemisia, a plant with proven efficacy in malaria treatment, was met with widespread scorn.

RDIF, Dr Reddy's Lab tie up for Sputnik V human trials, distribution of 100 mn doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in India
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RDIF, Dr Reddy's Lab tie up for Sputnik V human trials, distribution of 100 mn doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in India

As of 1 August, Phase I and II of the vaccine were complete and by 11 August, Russian President Vladimir Putin had registered it as the world's first vaccine.

UAE announces emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine that is still in its final testing, for healthcare workers
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UAE announces emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine that is still in its final testing, for healthcare workers

Chinese drug giant Sinopharm began the third phase of trials for a Covid-19 vaccine in the UAE in July, with Emirati officials saying the results have been positive.

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine to enter production, deliver first batch of doses in two weeks
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Russia's COVID-19 vaccine to enter production, deliver first batch of doses in two weeks

The vaccine is given in two doses and will help people develop immunity to the virus for at least two years.

Russia's Sputnik V: Germany, India, US, even fellow Russians skeptical of COVID-19 vaccine
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Russia's Sputnik V: Germany, India, US, even fellow Russians skeptical of COVID-19 vaccine

The director of AIIMS Delhi said 'If Russia’s vaccine is successful, then we will have to see critically whether it is safe and effective.'

Russia approves its first Coronavirus vaccine before even completing its clinical trials
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Russia approves its first Coronavirus vaccine before even completing its clinical trials

The Gamaleya Institute developed the Russian vaccine using a human cell line first cultured in 1973 — the same line used in the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

CanSino Biologics to begin final phase of human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia
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CanSino Biologics to begin final phase of human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia

This final leg of human vaccine trials will recruit 5,000 volunteers above age 18 in Riyadh, Dammam and Mecca.

Hydroxychloroquine, dexamethasone, remdesivir: Studies offer proof of which COVID-19 drugs really work
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Hydroxychloroquine, dexamethasone, remdesivir: Studies offer proof of which COVID-19 drugs really work

Sixty percent of patients given HCQ were less likely to leave the hospital alive within 28 days versus the 63 percent given usual care.

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.