COVID-19 LATEST: UK trial could show results in as little as five weeks, chief medical officers say | News blog
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COVID-19 LATEST: UK trial could show results in as little as five weeks, chief medical officers say | News blog

Wednesday 6 May 12.35 If recruitment for the Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial is kept above 1,000 patients per week, results on some of the treatments being tested could be available within 5-7 weeks, the UK’s chief medical officers (CMO) have revealed in a letter to NHS staff. The letter, which was signed by […]

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 […]

‘This is a potential public health disaster:' COVID-19 results from TestUtah.com are raising questions.
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‘This is a potential public health disaster:’ COVID-19 results from TestUtah.com are raising questions.

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COVID-19 Daily: Remdesivir Results, Resident Abuse

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Remdesivir Results The medical community learned Wednesday about the results of three different trials testing Gilead Sciences’ experimental drug remdesivir as a COVID-19 treatment. Based […]

Baystate Health: Positive COVID-19 results decrease
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Baystate Health: Positive COVID-19 results decrease

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Baystate Health has currently tested over 5,600 individuals for the coronavirus. Based on the latest data report by Baystate Health, 5,671 individuals were tested and 4,510 have come back negative. A total of 1,054 tests were positive and 107 are still pending results. As of Tuesday, positive results have decreased from […]