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US seizes unauthorized Covid-19 drugs...

US seizes unauthorized Covid drugs shipped...

World

Thu, Jun 24 2021

Versions of antiviral remdesivir were arriving in the US by plane, reports the Wall Street Journal

‘Bangladesh sending remdesivir to India...

Bangladesh sending remdesivir to...

Bangladesh

Fri, Apr 30 2021

India is looking to buy the anti-viral medicine from several countries, including Bangladesh

India to waive import duty on Covid-19...

India to waive import duty on Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Tue, Apr 20 2021

The country has also waived the import duty on Covid-19 treatment drug remdesivir

Jharkhand wants to import remdesivir...

Jharkhand wants to import remdesivir...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 19 2021

Due to huge Covid-19 caseloads brought about by the rapid second wave of infections, the drug has been...

India to increase remdesivir production...

India to raise remdesivir production...

Coronavirus

Wed, Apr 14 2021

At least 400,000 vials marked for export have been diverted to meet India’s domestic needs

Arthritis drugs reduce death rates among...

Arthritis drugs saving sickest Covid-19...

Europe

Fri, Jan 8 2021

Roche’s Actemra or Sanofi’s Kevzara arthritis drugs have been found to have significantly...

Study: Steroids cut death rates among...

'Steroids cut death rates among severe...

Coronavirus

Wed, Sep 2 2020

Dexamethasone has been in widespread use in intensive care wards treating Covid-19 patients in some countries...

Gilead analysis shows remdesivir reduced...

Gilead analysis shows remdesivir reduced...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jul 11 2020

The US government trial in April showed that patients given remdesivir recovered 31% faster than those...

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:...

Gilead's Covid-19 antiviral remdesivir...

Gilead's Covid-19 antiviral remdesivir...

Coronavirus

Fri, Jul 3 2020

It also comes just days after the company allocated nearly all of its supply of the antiviral to the...

Gilead prices Covid-19 drug candidate...

Gilead prices Covid-19 drug candidate...

Coronavirus

Mon, Jun 29 2020

The per-vial price outside of private insurance will be $390, Gilead added

Gilead's remdesivir set to become Europe's...

Gilead's remdesivir set to become Europe's...

Europe

Thu, Jun 25 2020

Physicians can prescribe the drug in Europe once the European Commission gives its approval

Covid-19: Gilead to test inhaled version...

Covid-19: Gilead to test inhaled version...

Coronavirus

Mon, Jun 22 2020

It plans to make over 2m courses of the potential Covid-19 drug by 2020

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

Covid-19: Maharashtra to buy remdesivir...

Indian state to buy remdesivir from...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jun 13 2020

Covid-19: Indian state Maharashtra to buy remdesivir from Bangladesh for trialsThe state government is...

Singapore approves Remdesivir for emergency...

Singapore approves Remdesivir for emergency...

Coronavirus

Wed, Jun 10 2020

'Although the data on its efficacy and safety is very limited at this point in time, HSA has expedited...

Gilead's remdesivir shows promise in...

Gilead's remdesivir shows promise in...

World

Tue, Jun 9 2020

Remdesivir is the first drug to show improvement in Covid-19 in human trials, and its progress in clinical...

Is remdesivir the answer?

Is remdesivir the answer?

Dr Raqibul Mohammad Anwar

Thu, Jun 4 2020

There is currently no medication shown to prevent or cure Covid-19, according to WHO

India approves emergency use of remdesivir...

India approves emergency use of remdesivir...

Coronavirus

Wed, Jun 3 2020

The approval comes a day after the US drugmaker reported that remdesivir showed modest benefit in patients...

India approves emergency use of remdesivir...

India approves emergency use of remdesivir...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 2 2020

'(Remdesivir) approved on June 1 under emergency use with condition for five dose...