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 Strides, Bengaluru based pharma company to export Favipiravir antiviral drugs to treat Coronavirus
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 Strides, Bengaluru based pharma company to export Favipiravir antiviral drugs to treat Coronavirus

The company stressed that the drug has demonstrated positive outcomes in COVID-19 treatment globally.

In the race for a successful Coronavirus vaccine, a clinical trial conducted by Oxford has leapt ahead
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In the race for a successful Coronavirus vaccine, a clinical trial conducted by Oxford has leapt ahead

Scientists said the first few million doses of their vaccine could be available by September, if it proves to be effective.

Cases of Coronavirus spreading from humans to pets rise; still no evidence of animal-to-human transmission
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Cases of Coronavirus spreading from humans to pets rise; still no evidence of animal-to-human transmission

While it appears that animals can get the virus from people, there is no indication that pets are transmitting it to human beings.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian officials from AYUSH tackle COVID-19 by peddling pseudoscience
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian officials from AYUSH tackle COVID-19 by peddling pseudoscience

The Press Council of India has issued an order asking print media to stop publicity and advertisements of AYUSH-related claims for Covid-19 treatments.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the challenges and limitations of RT-PCR testing?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the challenges and limitations of RT-PCR testing?

The efficiency of this test depends on the adequate collection of the viral RNA which is extracted from the throat of patients.

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.

Three companies shortlisted to receive funding to develop Coronavirus vaccines from Department of Biotech
India

Three companies shortlisted to receive funding to develop Coronavirus vaccines from Department of Biotech

From over 500 applications, DBT selected Cadila Healthcare Ltd, Bharat Biotech International Ltd and Serum Institute of India Private Limited.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What is plasma therapy? Is it the miracle cure the world has been waiting for? 
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Coronavirus Outbreak: What is plasma therapy? Is it the miracle cure the world has been waiting for? 

ICMR has given Kerala their approval to conduct a clinical trial for plasma therapy on critically ill patients in its hospitals.

A Chinese firm has entered the second stage in its Coronavirus vaccine clinical trial
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A Chinese firm has entered the second stage in its Coronavirus vaccine clinical trial

The research team from the Academy of Military Sciences of the People's Liberation Army was the first to be approved to enter a clinical trial.

Study shows pangolins might be the missing link that passed the Coronavirus from bats to humans
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Study shows pangolins might be the missing link that passed the Coronavirus from bats to humans

The scientific community agree that SARS-CoV-2 originated in horseshoe bats but it is unlikely that it was directly passed onto humans.

Ebola antiviral drug remdesivir might be highly effective in stopping replication of Coronavirus: ICMR
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Ebola antiviral drug remdesivir might be highly effective in stopping replication of Coronavirus: ICMR

Remdesivir hinders the reproduction of coronavirus which is why it is believed that it could be effective in COVID-19 treatment.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors rely on each other and guidelines as no cure or vaccine emerges
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors rely on each other and guidelines as no cure or vaccine emerges

The evidence on the efficiency of the drugs are not enough and doctors have to use a range of options while treating COVID-19 patients.

What are some of lessons the world can take away from Italy — one of the worst hit Coronavirus countries?
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What are some of lessons the world can take away from Italy — one of the worst hit Coronavirus countries?

Italy has the most elderly population in Europe and that caused a strain on the highly competent existing health care systems.

Can decade old vaccines allow for some protection against Coronavirus untill we find a cure?
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Can decade old vaccines allow for some protection against Coronavirus untill we find a cure?

Vaccines are made using live strains of bacteria or viruses, to boost the immune system’s first line of defence, a more general way to guard against germs

Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?

Some hospitals have reported unusually high death rates for coronavirus patients on ventilators, and doctors are worried.

Coronavirus can spread up to four metres from patients, putting lives of health staff at risk: Study
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Coronavirus can spread up to four metres from patients, putting lives of health staff at risk: Study

On testing the floor and other surfaces like computers, handrails, doorknobs, etc they found high levels of contamination of the virus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala to start clinical trial of plasma therapy by April-end, awaits approval from Drug Controller of India
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala to start clinical trial of plasma therapy by April-end, awaits approval from Drug Controller of India

Kerala is set to commence convalescent plasma therapy, which uses antibodies from the blood of cured patients, to treat critically ill coronavirus cases on a trial basis

Nitric oxide therapy could reduce ventilator use in serious COVID-19 patients
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Nitric oxide therapy could reduce ventilator use in serious COVID-19 patients

The aim is to see if the gas can prevent the disease from becoming severe and eventually cure the patients.