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Remdesivir provides little effect on COVID-19: WHO
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Remdesivir provides little effect on COVID-19: WHO

New York: Remdesivir, an antiviral drug initially developed to treat Ebola by the pharmaceutical company Gilead, has “little or no effect” on survival for people in hospital with COVID-19, a World Health Organization (WHO) trial has found. As part of its SOLIDARITY trial, WHO researchers tested the effects of four potential treatments, including antiviral drugs remdesivir and interferon-β1a, the…

People are up for Coronavirus-Inspired Dessert, are you?
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People are up for Coronavirus-Inspired Dessert, are you?

Prague: On Celetná street, in the heart of the historic Old Town district, Prague’s Black Madonna cafe has been selling out of a confection that looks remarkably like the novel coronavirus. Customers can find the treat in the dessert display case, behind a small card that simply says “virus.” The chocolate-covered dessert with pistachio-and-raspberry filling…

Was coronavirus made in lab?
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Was coronavirus made in lab?

USA: The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has led to over 910,000 deaths worldwide and unprecedented decimation of the global economy. Despite its tremendous impact, the origin of SARS-CoV-2 has remained mysterious and controversial. The natural origin theory, although widely accepted, lacks substantial support. The alternative theory that the virus may have…

Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve
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Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve

ISLAMABAD: The Microsoft founder-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates has acknowledged Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve. In an interview with CNN, Bill Gates said the situation of coronavirus in Karachi, Pakistan, but like Europe, they worked hard to bring cases down. Coronavirus cases have witnessed massive decline in Pakistan in recent days after which the Pakistan government has decided…

Global coronavirus death toll tops 700,000
Covid 19, International News

Global coronavirus death toll tops 700,000

Paris:A total of 700,489 deaths have been recorded so far around the world, according to an AFP tally compiled from official sources, double the number since May 26, with 100,000 registered in just under three weeks. Europe remains the hardest hit region with 211,365 fatalities. In the Philippines, millions of people have been ordered to…

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