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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…

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…

‘Remdesivir can reduce risk of death in severe COVID-19 cases’
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‘Remdesivir can reduce risk of death in severe COVID-19 cases’

Columbia: A new analysis by Gilead Sciences has shown its antiviral remdesivir to have helped reduce the risk of death in severely ill coronavirus patients, the company recently announced. Remdesivir has been at the forefront of the global battle against COVID-19 after the intravenously administered medicine helped shorten hospital recovery times, according to data in…

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