Researchers warned that 'Favipiravir is not a panacea', since it wasn't specifically developed for coronaviruses.
Scientists are seeing signs of lasting immunity to COVID-19, among survivors with even mild infections
Protection against reinfection is not confirmed unless there's proof that people can encounter the virus again and keep it at bay,
Disrupted health service in low-middle income countries might lead to increase in HIV, TB, malaria related deaths due to COVID-19 pandemic
Maintaining access to ART for HIV, diagnosis and treatment for TB and distribution of insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria could mitigate the broader health impact of the virus.
Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral medicine that has got significant public attention for its possible benefits in the treatment of COVID-19.
CDC adds new symptoms that can alert suspected Coronavirus patients of the possibility of being infected
It has turned out that many people with COVID-19 do not have fevers or it waxes and wanes, and sometimes accompanied by chills.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt eases export curbs on 24 pharma ingredients, medicines; export restrictions remain on paracetamol
Export restrictions on paracetamol and formulations made of paracetamol would remain, the notification by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade stated
Coronavirus Outbreak: Goa government extends support to Nafisa Ali after actor voiced concern over medicines during lockdown
Nafisa Ali is stranded in the coastal state of Goa since lockdown was announced to contain coronavirus
Coronavirus Outbreak: As India shuts down for 21 days, govt assures shops selling essentials, medicines will remain open
Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said there was no need for people to panic as shops selling essentials and medicines will remain open throughout the 21-day lockdown imposed to combat the coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus outbreak cripples all major sectors in country; sharp fall in revenues, unemployment to rise in coming days
The coronavirus outbreak happened to be a major setback for hopes of a revival in beleaguered auto sector of the country, which had grappled in the red zone due to sharp fall in demand for over two quarters.
The drugs comes with a warning label and the cost could be an issue for patients are it costs about $3,000 a month.
In the recent past, the elimination of TB has been given the highest priority by the government.
Govt working on using cow urine for medicines, treating cancer, says health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey
'It is used even for the treatment of incurable disease like cancer', he said
The bad batches came from a lab that put the wrong medicines in a container and distributed it to pharmas.
Where is India’s pharma market headed? Regulatory infrastructure must be put in place to ensure global quality
The pace at which the “pharmacy of the world” is growing, there’s no denying that India is utilising its full potential.
At least six persons have died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) during the last fortnight in Assam's Jorhat district
Mumbai civic hospitals to face medicine shortage from tomorrow as distributors suspend supply to protest blacklisting of their colleague
Civic-run hospitals in Mumbai might face shortage of medicines from Thursday with suppliers suspending drug supply to protest blacklisting of their colleague since Tuesday. The AIFDLH, which controls more than 90 percent of drug supply to civic hospitals, said the effect of shortage would be felt from Thursday. The AIFDLH has 44 members who supply tablets and capsules in 24 hospitals, 33 maternity homes and 178 dispensaries across the city.
Govt plans to open 2,500 more Jan Aushadhi stores by 2020; sets target to start minimum one facility in every block
Under the PMBJP, the government provides more than 800 medicines and 154 surgicals through Jan Aushadhi centres.
The Karnataka government has issued an order permitting authorities concerned to initiate prosecution proceedings in competent jurisdiction court against e-tailer Snapdeal and a Ludhiana-based company for unlawfully selling drugs
Antibiotic abuse can be curbed to a great extent if OTC antibiotics without prescriptions are barred.
Till June 2018, the government has fixed the ceiling prices of 851 medicines, including 4 medical devices under revised schedule - I based on the National List of Essential Medicines, 2015 (NLEM, 2015)