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COVID-19 oxygen crisis: No supply in six private Delhi hospitals, others running low, Manish Sisodia tells Centre
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COVID-19 oxygen crisis: No supply in six private Delhi hospitals, others running low, Manish Sisodia tells Centre

Two of the six hospitals — Saroj Super Specialty Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital — have been flagging their shortage since Thursday morning

COVID-19 oxygen crisis: MHA directs states, UTs to not impose restrictions on movement of medical oxygen
India

COVID-19 oxygen crisis: MHA directs states, UTs to not impose restrictions on movement of medical oxygen

The order also said that it has accepted the EG-II's recommendation to prohibit the supply of oxygen for industrial purposes by manufacturers and suppliers from 22 April with the exception of nine specified industries

Zydus Cadila seeks approval from DCGI for a hepatitis drug to treat COVID-19
India

Zydus Cadila seeks approval from DCGI for a hepatitis drug to treat COVID-19

The drug Pegylated Interferon Alpha 2b is a single-dose regimen is supposed to be less cumbersome and more affordable.

Do not use 'miracle cure' ivermectin on COVID-19 patients says WHO
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Do not use 'miracle cure' ivermectin on COVID-19 patients says WHO

Like anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine — so far unproven by clinical trials — ivermectin is widely available and cheap.

Arthritis drug Tocilizumab may improve survival in patients with severe COVID-19, Indian study proposes
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Arthritis drug Tocilizumab may improve survival in patients with severe COVID-19, Indian study proposes

Another large study in the UK has found tocilizumab effective in preventing death in COVID-19 patients who suffered from hypoxia and systemic inflammation.

Vitamin C, zinc supplements are not effective against COVID-19 finds study
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Vitamin C, zinc supplements are not effective against COVID-19 finds study

At 50 percent reduction in symptoms, there were no significant difference between the groups who got the usual care, vitamin C, zinc gluconate or both medicines.

UK study will purposely infect volunteers with COVID-19 to help develop treatment
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UK study will purposely infect volunteers with COVID-19 to help develop treatment

The study, backed by £33.6 million in government funding, will work with London's Royal Free Hospital to infect around 90 volunteers between 18 and 30 years.

Eli Lilly's, Regeneron's antibody drugs against COVID-19 raise hopes of preventing infection, hospitalisation
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Eli Lilly's, Regeneron's antibody drugs against COVID-19 raise hopes of preventing infection, hospitalisation

Eli Lilly’s study of 1,035 outpatients recently diagnosed with COVID-19 revealed that only 2 percent needed hospitalisation on its drug.

Eli Lilly claims its drug can prevent COVID-19 disease in nursing home residents
World

Eli Lilly claims its drug can prevent COVID-19 disease in nursing home residents

Experts have said drugs like Lilly’s could serve as a bridge to help manage the virus until vaccines are widely available.

Depression, stress dampen the efficacy of immune system, COVID-19 vaccines, study finds
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Depression, stress dampen the efficacy of immune system, COVID-19 vaccines, study finds

Many COVID-19 vaccines already in circulation are up to 95 percent effective, provided other conditions including mental health are met.

Endothelial cells could be targeted to restore lung function in COVID-19 patients, suggests study
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Endothelial cells could be targeted to restore lung function in COVID-19 patients, suggests study

The study authors also said that drugs targeting endothelial activation should be used to control inflammation and coagulopathy associated with COVID-19

Researchers find new protein 41B that can be used as a drug target for COVID-19 treatment
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Researchers find new protein 41B that can be used as a drug target for COVID-19 treatment

Researchers also found about 127 other shared molecules between SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses that were involved in various biological processes ranging from cell to cell communication metabolic processes going on inside the cell and cell growth

African health official blasts 'terrible' vaccine inequality; high-income nations oppose proposal to waive IP rules
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African health official blasts 'terrible' vaccine inequality; high-income nations oppose proposal to waive IP rules

A small group of high-income countries and their trading partners, including the EU, US, Brazil, Canada, Japan and the UK Thursday opposed South Africa and India's request to waive some intellectual property rules to allow for faster, easier access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world

UK investigates two adverse reactions to Pfizer jab, says people with history of serious allergic reactions shouldn't get inoculated
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UK investigates two adverse reactions to Pfizer jab, says people with history of serious allergic reactions shouldn't get inoculated

Professor Stephen Powis, national medical director for the National Health Service in England, said the condition of the two people who received the vaccine are recovering well

WHO advises against use of Remdesivir to treat COVID-19, says drug has no 'important effect' to reduce deaths
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WHO advises against use of Remdesivir to treat COVID-19, says drug has no 'important effect' to reduce deaths

A WHO Guideline Development Group of international experts said there was 'no evidence based on currently available data that the anti-viral drug does improve patient-important outcomes'

Steroid treatment should be reserved for sickest COVID-19 patients, say US scientists
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Steroid treatment should be reserved for sickest COVID-19 patients, say US scientists

As per the study, most adults with moderate to severe COVID-19 have a suppressed immune response against the novel coronavirus rather than life-threatening hyper-inflammation

COVID-19 treatment: Melatonin hormone that regulates sleep-wake cycle may prove effective in managing infection
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COVID-19 treatment: Melatonin hormone that regulates sleep-wake cycle may prove effective in managing infection

Clinical registries from Cleveland Clinic also showed that regular use of melatonin was associated with a 30 percent lesser chance of testing positive for COVID-19 even after adjusting for age, smoking history, race, and the presence of comorbidities

Llama nanobodies may be extremely effective in neutralising live SARS-CoV-2 virus, reveals study
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Llama nanobodies may be extremely effective in neutralising live SARS-CoV-2 virus, reveals study

The researchers concluded that, to their knowledge, the llama nanobodies they isolated and used to eliminate their SARS-CoV-2 samples are the most potent neutraliser to date

Gilead’s COVID-19 drug remdesivir, mediocre at best, is bound to become a blockbuster
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Gilead’s COVID-19 drug remdesivir, mediocre at best, is bound to become a blockbuster

By December, Gilead expects to produce enough of the drug to treat 2 million patients, and is exploring an inhaled form of it for outpatients.

Study suggests aspirin may help lower risk of death from severe COVID-19 complications
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Study suggests aspirin may help lower risk of death from severe COVID-19 complications

Scientists stated that aspirin can reduce the production of immune cells in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, thus helping in reducing the incidence of a cytokine storm