UK hospital trials new treatment drug
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UK hospital trials new treatment drug

Image copyrightBBC Panorama Image captionKaye Flitney is one in every of 75 folks enrolled within the scientific trial A new drug developed by UK scientists to deal with Covid-19 sufferers is being trialled at University Hospital Southampton. Developed by UK bio-tech firm Synairgen, it makes use of a protein known as interferon beta, which our […]

Coronavirus: Drug trial sees ‘encouraging’ results but researchers say more study needed - National
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Coronavirus: Drug trial sees ‘encouraging’ results but researchers say more study needed – National

More than half of a group of severely ill coronavirus patients improved after receiving an experimental antiviral drug, although there’s no way to know the odds of that happening without the drug because there was no comparison group, doctors reported Friday. The results published by the New England Journal of Medicine are the first in COVID-19 patients […]

Coronavirus: UK hospital trials new treatment drug
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Coronavirus: UK hospital trials new treatment drug

Image copyright BBC Panorama Image caption Kaye Flitney is one of 75 people enrolled in the clinical trial A new drug developed by UK scientists to treat Covid-19 patients is being trialled at University Hospital Southampton. Developed by UK bio-tech company Synairgen, it uses a protein called interferon beta, which our bodies produce when we […]

Coronavirus Australia live news: US FDA authorises use of experimental drug remdesivir, outbreak at Victorian meat processing facility
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Coronavirus Australia live news: US FDA authorises use of experimental drug remdesivir, outbreak at Victorian meat processing facility

Malaysia rounding up migrants to control coronavirus spread                           Malaysian authorities are rounding up undocumented migrants as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, the country’s police chief said late on Friday, after hundreds of migrants and refugees were detained in […]

US allows use of 1st drug shown to help virus recovery
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US allows use of 1st drug shown to help virus recovery

The latest:There have been more than 1.1 million coronavirus cases in the United States, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.The U.S. death toll has surpassed 64,000 people, according to Hopkins. The FDA issued an emergency-use authorization on Friday for remdesivir in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19.New York became the latest state to close schools […]

EMA Panel Backs Generic for MS Drug Fingolimod (Gilenya)
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EMA Panel Backs Generic for MS Drug Fingolimod (Gilenya)

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended approval of a generic version of fingolimod (Gilenya, Novartis) for highly active relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). The product, Fingolimod Accord (Accord Healthcare), will available as 0.5 mg capsules. Fingolimod was first approved in Europe in 2011. Studies have […]