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Covid-19 treatments: Some progress,...

Covid-19 treatments: Some progress,...

World

Sat, Oct 17 2020

Two American companies, Pfizer and Moderna, expect to apply for emergency approval for their Covid-19...

Brazil's Bolsonaro renews attacks on...

Brazil's Bolsonaro renews attacks on...

Latin America

Tue, Aug 25 2020

Brazil's National Journalists' Federation counted 116 times he attacked the news media last...

Twitter: Temporal restrictions on Donald...

Twitter: Temporal restrictions on Donald...

North America

Wed, Jul 29 2020

In the misleading video, doctors touted hydroxychloroquine as a cure for Covid-19 and discounted the...

Study: Hydroxychloroquine ineffective...

Study: Hydroxychloroquine ineffective...

North America

Fri, Jul 17 2020

'Hydroxychloroquine did not substantially reduce symptom severity or prevalence over time in non-hospitalized...

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine, HIV drugs...

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine, HIV drugs...

World

Sun, Jul 5 2020

Some 18 experimental Covid-19 vaccines are being tested on humans among nearly 150 treatments under...

WHO sees first results from Covid-19...

WHO sees first results from Covid-19...

World

Sat, Jul 4 2020

The Solidarity Trial started out in five parts looking at possible treatment approaches to Covid-19:...

Global Covid-19 prevention trial of...

Global Covid-19 prevention trial of...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jun 30 2020

It is a randomized, placebo-controlled trial that is aiming to enrol 40,000 healthcare workers and other...

Many studies of Covid-19 antibody test...

Many studies of Covid-19 antibody test...

Coronavirus

Fri, Jun 26 2020

'A lot of people in the UK are very interested and keen to know, but there is no decision they should...

Novartis halts malaria drug trial against...

Novartis halts malaria drug trial against...

World

Sat, Jun 20 2020

Several studies of the drug have been halted after scientists concluded it as ‘useless’ against...

The hunt for Covid-19 treatment,...

The hunt for Covid-19 treatment,...

Coronavirus

Fri, Jun 19 2020

While notable, the drug's effects do not appear to be miraculous: on average it reduced patients'...

FDA warns against combination of malaria...

FDA warns against combination of malaria...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jun 16 2020

The agency said the co-administration may result in reduced antiviral activity of remdesivir

Science Round-up: Convalescent plasma...

Science Round-up: Convalescent plasma...

World

Sun, Jun 7 2020

More evidence supports masks and social distancing

Brazil to test vaccine as Europe emerges...

Brazil to test vaccine as Europe emerges...

Latin America

Thu, Jun 4 2020

'We are especially worried about Central and South America, where many countries are witnessing accelerating...

Malaria drug touted by Trump fails to...

Malaria drug touted by Trump fails to...

World

Thu, Jun 4 2020

The drug is no better than placebo

WHO will decide on its hydroxychloroquine...

WHO will decide on its hydroxychloroquine...

World

Tue, Jun 2 2020

Sanofi has stopped hydroxychloroquine supply until safety concerns are cleared up

Russia to roll out its first approved...

Russia to roll out 'game changer' Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Mon, Jun 1 2020

Avifavir, known generically as favipiravir, was first developed in the late 1990s by a Japanese company...

Covid-19: US sends 2 million doses of...

Covid-19: US sends 2 million doses of...

World

Mon, Jun 1 2020

US will also send 1,000 ventilators to Brazil

EU governments ban malaria drug for...

EU governments ban malaria drug for...

World

Thu, May 28 2020

All hydroxychloroquine trials have been paused as safety fears grow

Brazil leads daily Covid-19 deaths for...

Brazil leads daily Covid-19 deaths for...

Latin America

Wed, May 27 2020

Brazil has now confirmed a total of 24,512 deaths, according to Health Ministry figures

Virus pushes science and its controversies...

Virus pushes science and its controversies...

Coronavirus

Tue, May 19 2020

The number of studies about the new coronavirus and the disease it causes has skyrocketed into the thousands,...

India will allow some exports of anti-malaria...

India will allow some exports of anti-malaria...

Coronavirus

Tue, Apr 7 2020

The Indian government had earlier put a hold on exports of hydroxychloroquine as well as on the pain...