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World  /  Published 19.11.20

USA: FDA allows rapid cornavirus tests

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday gave an emergency green light to the first rapid coronavirus test that can be run from start to finish at home, paving a potential path for more widespread ...

World  /  Published 09.09.20

Drug firms in Covid vaccine vow

Nine drug companies issued a joint pledge on Tuesday that they would “stand with science” and not put forward a vaccine until it had been thoroughly vetted for safety and efficacy. The co...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.20

The fact of the matter

We read a recent opinion article titled, “An opaque model of drug approval”, in The Telegraph with interest. We respectfully disagree with the author, and appreciate the opportun...
By Sundar Ramanan in

World  /  Published 20.07.20

US drug cop approves pool testing

As the US struggles to contain surging caseloads and an increasing death toll from the virus, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday issued its first emergency approval for a testing appro...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Health  /  Published 14.08.19

After Europe, breast implants recalled in the US

Textured breast implants made by Allergan that have been linked to an unusual cancer are being recalled in the US at the request of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and will also be recalled gl...
By Denise Grady/New York Times News Service in

Business  /  Published 22.09.19

Dr. Reddy's halts global supply of ranitidine

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited on Sunday said that it is suspending supply of its drug ranitidine worldwide as a precautionary measure, following the ongoing probe by the US Food and Drug Administrat...
By PTI in Hyderabad

World  /  Published 31.03.20

Covid-19: US begins stockpiling malaria medicine

The US has started procuring malaria medicine 'Hydroxychloroquine' for treating COVID-19 patients as it anticipates a favourable result from its ongoing treatment of some 1,100 coronavirus infected pe...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 16.06.20

US revokes use of malaria drugs

The US Food and Drug administration on Monday revoked the emergency use authorisation of the antimalarial drugs, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, to treat Covid-19, saying the drugs are 'unlikely' ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 10.05.20

Elderly virus monitors in US in quarantine

Three senior officials guiding the US response to the coronavirus pandemic were in self-quarantine on Saturday after coming in contact with someone who had tested positive for the disease, their agenc...
By Reuters in New York

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.19

Why June is the month to celebrate love

The month of June also marks the time to celebrate love. June 1 is the beginning of Pride Month, the celebration of the LGBTQIA community. It is also the month of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewal...
By Suhashini Sarkar in


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