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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.

Scientists are seeing signs of lasting immunity to COVID-19, among survivors with even mild infections
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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
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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.

Four things you need to know about Remdesivir, the FDA-approved drug for severe COVID-19 cases
Health

Four things you need to know about Remdesivir, the FDA-approved drug for severe COVID-19 cases

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
World

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
India

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
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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
Business

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
Business

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.

New drug discovered that helps treat delusions in patients suffering from dementia
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New drug discovered that helps treat delusions in patients suffering from dementia

The drugs comes with a warning label and the cost could be an issue for patients are it costs about $3,000 a month.

Indo-US trade war is a new challenge to India’s TB elimination program
India

Indo-US trade war is a new challenge to India’s TB elimination program

In the recent past, the elimination of TB has been given the highest priority by the government.

Children in Spain develop 'werewolf syndrome' after medical mix-up with Minoxidil
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Children in Spain develop 'werewolf syndrome' after medical mix-up with Minoxidil

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
Business

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.

Japanese Encephalitis claims six lives in Assam’s Jorhat, ten others undergoing treatment
India

Japanese Encephalitis claims six lives in Assam’s Jorhat, ten others undergoing treatment

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
India

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
Business

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.

Drug regulator initiates prosecution proceedings against Snapdeal for unlawfully selling medicines
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Drug regulator initiates prosecution proceedings against Snapdeal for unlawfully selling medicines

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 resistance: A global threat to healthcare that needs collective action
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Antibiotic resistance: A global threat to healthcare that needs collective action

Antibiotic abuse can be curbed to a great extent if OTC antibiotics without prescriptions are barred.

Ceiling on the drug prices helped save Rs 11,463 crore to public, says government
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Ceiling on the drug prices helped save Rs 11,463 crore to public, says government

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)