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Antiviral Remdesivir Receives FDA Approval for COVID Treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for use in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age...

‘Sputnik V’ COVID Vaccine Gets Approval for Clinical Trials in India

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted approval to Dr. Reddy's, a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in India, to conduct phase 2...

Young and Healthy People May Have to Wait Until 2022 for COVID Vaccine: WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan on Thursday said that young and healthy people may have to wait till 2022 to get...

Flu Drug ‘Favipiravir’ Promises in Controlling COVID-19

The flu drug favipiravir has shown promise in preventing Covid-19 infection in rodents when administered in high doses, says a study. Further research will have...

Indian Researchers Use Bovine Adenovirus For COVID Vaccine

A team of Indian-origin researchers in the US is working to develop a unique COVID  vaccine that uses a bovine adenovirus that will protect...

US Allows Emergency Use Of Blood Plasma As COVID’19 Treatment

Calling it “a truly historic announcement,” U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed a federal government emergency authorization for use of convalescent blood plasma...

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