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May 29, 2020
Patients treated with Donald Trump touted drug combo — hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin — three times more likely to dieTrump, promoted hydroxychloroquine and called the combination potentially “one of the biggest game-changers in the history of medicine” in a tweet.
May 27, 2020
WHO promises review of safety data on hydroxychloroquine by mid-June; body suspends trials on coronavirus patientsWHO promised a swift review of data on hydroxychloroquine, probably by mid-June, after safety concerns prompted the group to suspend the malaria drug’s use in a large trial
May 26, 2020
Japanese government gives up on gaining approval for Avigan after study show no evidence of efficacy in COVID-19Concerns remain about Avigan, known generically as favipiravir, as it has been shown to cause birth defects in animal studies.
May 23, 2020
Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) study shows increased mortality in COVID-19 patients just as ICMR widens its use in IndiaThe study suggests that HCQ should not be used against COVID-19 outside of clinical trials at this point.
May 20, 2020
Donald Trump defends use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as 'line of defence' against coronavirusAfter Trump's repeated touting of hydroxychloroquine as a 'game-changer' cure for the virus, the FDA issued an advisory warning that the drug has not been 'shown to be safe and effective for treating or preventing COVID-19.'
May 19, 2020
Despite FDA warning, Donald Trump claims to have been taking hydroxychloroquine for past week to prevent against COVID-19US President Donald Trump, in a surprise announcement, said on Monday he is taking hydroxychloroquine as preventive medicine against the coronavirus despite medical warnings about the use of the malaria drug.
May 11, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: What lessons can our battle with malaria teach us about tackling COVID-19?COVID-19 presents a unique challenge to India’s policymakers and public health professionals. As they face difficult choices in the coming months, they can draw lessons from India’s recent success against malaria.
May 08, 2020
Game changer drug hydroxychloroquine is not that game changing for Coronavirus patients: expertsResearchers found that patients that did get the drug did not do any better than those that did not and hence did not make that much of a difference.
May 06, 2020
India to send nearly 1,000 tonne of paracetamol raw material to Europe; eases export curbs on over-the-counter medicinesEurope is India’s biggest buyer of paracetamol APIs and imports around 12,000 tonnes annually, according to Pharmexcil estimates.
May 01, 2020
Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risksIt is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided