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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.

What are the different treatment options for patients infected with COVID-19?
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What are the different treatment options for patients infected with COVID-19?

It has been advised against using HCQ and drugs that affect the immune system which studies have found ineffective against the virus.

Favipiravir at high doses works to curb COVID-19 in hamsters, HCQ ineffective: Study
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Favipiravir at high doses works to curb COVID-19 in hamsters, HCQ ineffective: Study

Researchers warned that 'Favipiravir is not a panacea', since it wasn't specifically developed for coronaviruses.

Anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine ineffective against coronavirus, reveal UK RECOVERY Trials
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Anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine ineffective against coronavirus, reveal UK RECOVERY Trials

The results of the study, published by NEJM, showed that COVID-19 patients who did not need mechanical ventilation to begin with had a higher likelihood of needing ventilation or dying when they were put on hydroxychloroquine

Recovered COVID-19 patients should donate plasma soon, antibodies may decline in 2-4 months, scientists say
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Recovered COVID-19 patients should donate plasma soon, antibodies may decline in 2-4 months, scientists say

While many of us are doing our part during this pandemic by staying at home, doctors and other healthcare workers are working tirelessly to take care of the COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals

Study links proposed HCQ and azithromycin drug combo for COVID-19 to higher risk of heart disease
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Study links proposed HCQ and azithromycin drug combo for COVID-19 to higher risk of heart disease

Since inflammation and pneumonia are two of the features of SARS-CoV-2 infection, some experts have been suggesting the use of HCQ and azithromycin to treat COVID-19.

'Nobody likes me': Donald Trump complains approval rating is lower than Anthony Fauci's
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'Nobody likes me': Donald Trump complains approval rating is lower than Anthony Fauci's

When Donald Trump restarted his coronavirus briefings last week after shutting them down in April, he largely hewed to a script, urging Americans to wear masks and practice social distancing

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says latest coronavirus test came back negative, posts picture with hydroxychloroquine
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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says latest coronavirus test came back negative, posts picture with hydroxychloroquine

He'd spent many weekends since the pandemic began in close proximity to supporters, sometimes without wearing a mask.

Retractions and controversies over coronavirus research show that the process of science is working as it should
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Retractions and controversies over coronavirus research show that the process of science is working as it should

The urgency to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic certainly contributed to the publication of sloppy and possibly fraudulent science.

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.

Coronavirus Updates: WHO says COVID-19 spread 'more than doubled' in last 6 weeks; 12 mn new cases today
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Coronavirus Updates: WHO says COVID-19 spread 'more than doubled' in last 6 weeks; 12 mn new cases today

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Due to the rising cases of coronavirus in the Kalyan, Dombivali, Thane areas, the municial corporations on Friday extended the lockdown that was to end on 12 July to 19 July.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Brazilian Prez Bolsonaro bets on 'miraculous cure' to save Brazil, himself
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COVID-19 Pandemic: Brazilian Prez Bolsonaro bets on 'miraculous cure' to save Brazil, himself

A forceful critic of stay-at-home measures, Bolsonaro has shunned masks and derided the coronavirus as a 'little flu'.

Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19
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Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19

Bolsonaro posted a video on Facebook of him taking a dose of hydroxychloroquine, a day after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Regeneron begins phase III trials of REGN-COV2; here's how antibody cocktail can help COVID-19 patients
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Regeneron begins phase III trials of REGN-COV2; here's how antibody cocktail can help COVID-19 patients

Currently, the antibody cocktail, developed by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Regeneron, is in the phase 2 treatment trials stage

WHO COVID-19 Trial drops hydroxychloroquine, HIV combo lopinavir/ritonavir after 'lack of evidence' in hospitalised patients
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WHO COVID-19 Trial drops hydroxychloroquine, HIV combo lopinavir/ritonavir after 'lack of evidence' in hospitalised patients

Hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir produced little or no reduction in the mortality in hospitalized patients compared to standard of care, the trial concluded.

Health ministry allows home isolation for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, bars elderly with comorbidities
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Health ministry allows home isolation for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, bars elderly with comorbidities

According to the revised COVID-19 norms, the health ministry has made allowances for asymptomatic patients to quarantine at home as long as they have the requisite self-isolation facilities.

COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients
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COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients

Favipiravir is an antiviral drug which was developed by a Japanese pharma company, Fujifilm Toyama Chemical, to treat influenza.

Treating COVID-19: As widely-available steroid dexamethasone raises hopes, a look at other potential treatments in trials already
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Treating COVID-19: As widely-available steroid dexamethasone raises hopes, a look at other potential treatments in trials already

So far there are no approved treatments for the coronavirus infection which has claimed more than 443,000 lives globally and 9,900 in India alone

Dexamethasone shows promise in treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients: All you need to know about the steroid drug
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Dexamethasone shows promise in treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients: All you need to know about the steroid drug

The Oxford University announced that dexamethasone, a common steroid drug, has shown promise in the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients by improving their survival rate by at least 20 percent

COVID-19 'RECOVERY' Trial: Dexamethasone found life-saving in seriously-ill patients in preliminary tests
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COVID-19 'RECOVERY' Trial: Dexamethasone found life-saving in seriously-ill patients in preliminary tests

As part of the Recovery trial, a range of potential treatments is being tested in consenting COVID-19 patients admitted to NHS hospitals in the UK.