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US COVID-19 survivor gets whopping USD 1.1 million hospital bill; man was admitted for 62 days at medical facility in Washington
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US COVID-19 survivor gets whopping USD 1.1 million hospital bill; man was admitted for 62 days at medical facility in Washington

Michael Flor battled with coronavirus for 62 days at Swedish Issaquah, making him the longest coronavirus patient at the hospital.

Health ministry allows use of HCQ in early stages of COVID-19, Remdesivir in moderate patients as infections climb over 3.2 lakh
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Health ministry allows use of HCQ in early stages of COVID-19, Remdesivir in moderate patients as infections climb over 3.2 lakh

The government came out with a revised treatment protocol to deal with COVID-19, allowing use of antiviral drug Remdesivir in moderate cases and hydroxychloroquine in patients during the early course of the disease

Rajasthan seals its borders for a week as COVID-19 cases surge; state reports 123 new patients, total infections reach 11,368
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Rajasthan seals its borders for a week as COVID-19 cases surge; state reports 123 new patients, total infections reach 11,368

The Rajasthan government sealed all state borders on Wednesday in view of a surge in COVID-19 cases. All movement to and from the state will be regulated. No person can enter Rajasthan without a 'No Objection Certificate' (NOC) from the state or leave without a pass, Director General Of Police, Law and Order, ML Lather said in an order.

Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study
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Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study

Population-wide face mask use could push COVID-19 transmission down to controllable levels for national epidemics and could prevent further waves of the pandemic disease when combined with lockdowns, according to a UK study

UK halts hydroxychloroquine trial after experts find no reduction in risk of death among coronavirus patients
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UK halts hydroxychloroquine trial after experts find no reduction in risk of death among coronavirus patients

British scientists halted a major drug trial after it found that the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine was 'useless' at treating COVID-19 patients

Coronavirus epidemic not growing exponentially in India and South Asia, but risk of explosion looms, says WHO
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Coronavirus epidemic not growing exponentially in India and South Asia, but risk of explosion looms, says WHO

The number of COVID-19 cases in India has been doubling every three weeks but the epidemic is not growing exponentially in the country and South Asia region, the WHO said

COVID-19 Treatment: Bemcentinib, Heparin and 3 other drugs to be tested by UK in their ACCORD programme
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COVID-19 Treatment: Bemcentinib, Heparin and 3 other drugs to be tested by UK in their ACCORD programme

About 30 different hospitals in the UK are set to try five different drugs for COVID-19 treatment in phase II trials, as per a report by the Guardian.

Gilead granted marketing authorisation for remdesivir for potential Covid-19 treatment in India
India

Gilead granted marketing authorisation for remdesivir for potential Covid-19 treatment in India

India has allowed adults and children who have been hospitalised with severe COVID-19 symptoms to be treated with Remdesivir

Remdesivir improved symptoms when administered to moderately ill COVID-19 patients: Gilead
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Remdesivir improved symptoms when administered to moderately ill COVID-19 patients: Gilead

The administration of this drug will be given to patients who show signs of a sever COVID-19 infection for a period of five days as well.

Lockdown is unlikely to yield any further dividend in India's fight against COVID-19, says virologist Shahid Jameel
India

Lockdown is unlikely to yield any further dividend in India's fight against COVID-19, says virologist Shahid Jameel

"Building trust is most important so that people follow rules. A public health problem cannot be dealt with as a law-and-order problem," says virologist.

Coronavirus Outbreak: WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns, clinical tests of other potential treatments to continue
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Coronavirus Outbreak: WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns, clinical tests of other potential treatments to continue

The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns

Remdesivir preliminary results from NIAID trial published; suggest improvement in recovery time from COVID-19
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Remdesivir preliminary results from NIAID trial published; suggest improvement in recovery time from COVID-19

As per the study, the mortality rate by day 14 was 7.1% in the remdesivir group as compared to 11.9% in the placebo group.

Coronavirus in northeast China is mutating and people are taking longer to recover from the infection
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Coronavirus in northeast China is mutating and people are taking longer to recover from the infection

Patients in the northeast also rarely exhibited fever and tended to suffer damage to the lungs rather than across multiple organs.

Loss of taste and smell is added to the United Kingdom's list of Coronavirus related symptoms
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Loss of taste and smell is added to the United Kingdom's list of Coronavirus related symptoms

However, this could be signs of other respiratory infections hence experts say fever and persistent cough should be important symptoms to look out for.

Bangladesh medical team says Ivermectin with antibiotic Doxycycline works to treat COVID-19 patients
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Bangladesh medical team says Ivermectin with antibiotic Doxycycline works to treat COVID-19 patients

This drug combination was tried on 60 patients and they were tested negative in four days with 50 percent reduction of symptoms in three days.

Azithromycin: What you need to know about this potential COVID-19 drug
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Azithromycin: What you need to know about this potential COVID-19 drug

Scientists in the US have started a clinical trial to check how azithromycin works in combination with the pneumonia drug atovaquone.

CDC issues guidelines to detect life threatening syndrome in children that could be linked to COVID-19
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CDC issues guidelines to detect life threatening syndrome in children that could be linked to COVID-19

The syndrome is officially called “Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with COVID-19."

Gilead in talks to supply Remdesivir to Europe, Asia and other developing countries to treat Coronavirus
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Gilead in talks to supply Remdesivir to Europe, Asia and other developing countries to treat Coronavirus

Gilead was authorised to use the drug as a treatment against COVID-19 after data showed remdesivir helped patients.

Everything you need to know about Favipiravir, the potential drug for COVID-19 treatment
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Everything you need to know about Favipiravir, the potential drug for COVID-19 treatment

Favipiravir is a broad-spectrum antiviral drug that was originally made to treat the flu in Japan.

American-Chinese scientists team up to find the origins of Coronavirus pandemic
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American-Chinese scientists team up to find the origins of Coronavirus pandemic

Report of the probe comes on the heels of the international community asking China for more transparency on how the virus originated.