Glenmark completed the phase 3 clinical trial with Favipiravir (FabiFlu) in mild to moderate COVID-19 patients in India.
Remdesivir has been at the forefront of the global battle against COVID-19 after the intravenously administered medicine helped shorten hospital recovery times in a US clinical trial.
India's COVID-19 recovery rate has risen to 63.01 percent.
With over 2.5 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (1,38,470), and Delhi (1,12,494).
In view of surging COVID-19 cases, Pune is set to go into a lockdown beginning today (July 13). It will be imposed in two phases.
Cipla also launched a dedicated 24x7 helpline and email channel to support patient access to these critical drugs exclusively during this pandemic outbreak.
Florida's daily increases in COVID-19 cases have already surpassed the highest daily tally reported by any European country during the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic there.
The trend line of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to increase — with three largest counts coming in over the last three days.
Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 8.78 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 63 percent.
The Russian Health Ministry had sanctioned the trial for the coronavirus vaccine candidate on June 16. The first group of volunteers would be discharged on July 15 and the second group on July 20.
With over 2.46 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (1,34,226), and Delhi (1,10,921).
Staff working in close proximity to Governor Koshyari have tested positive for novel coronavirus infection.
Soon after Amitabh's post, the wishes for his speedy recovery began pouring in from his fans and colleagues from the film industry, flooding Twitter and other social media platforms.
Coronavirus India News highlights: Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 8.49 lakh. India's recovery rate stands at 62.93 percent.
Airborne transmission allows a virus to enter the upper and lower respiratory tracts.
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This was the first meeting of the panel since the nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25.
With over 2.3 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (1,30,261), and Delhi (1,09,140).
In early February, Regeneron expanded a collaboration with the federal government to begin working on the coronavirus treatment. It also started ramping up manufacturing of the antibodies
Anil Deshmukh also said that the government will take strict action against black marketeers of the drugs, which are used in treating COVID-19 patients.
Findings from an analysis of its late-stage study showed that 74.4 percent of remdesivir-treated patients recovered by Day 14 versus 59.0 percent of patients receiving standard of care, the company said.
The impact of a ‘dengue-COVID-19' season would entail two different diagnostic tests and extract a huge toll on patients too, each disease making the other more complicated to deal with and perhaps more fatal.
China has warned its citizens living in Kazakhstan of a local "unknown pneumonia" which, it said, has a "much higher" fatality rate than COVID-19. Kazakhstan has branded this as "fake news".
The health ministry has also recommended tocilizumab in its national clinical guidelines, which say the drug may be considered for patients with moderate diseas
WHO announced late on Thursday that Clark and Liberia's former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will lead a panel scrutinising the global response.