India  /  Published 17.10.20

Blow to two drugs used in India to fight Covid

Remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine have ‘little or no effect’ on the 28-day mortality or the course of illness in hospitalised patients: WHO...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.20

HCQ: study on health staff

ICMR had recommended that all workers engaged in Covid-19 duties should take the drug as a prophylactic — a preventive medication...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.08.20

Covid: Academic sting fools journal

Sting was meant to expose predatory academic publishing and to serve as a counteroffensive against unsubstantiated claims about HCQ and AZT in treating the virus...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.06.20

US revokes use of malaria drugs

FDA says hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine 'unlikely' to be effective in treating Covid-19...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 14.06.20

The nonscience of Covid

Many untested and irrational practices are helping Covid-19 spike in countries such as India...
By Amitabha Nandy


India  /  Published 13.06.20

Advice against HCQ in severe cases

Instead, ICMR suggests use of three still-experimental therapies for treatment...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.06.20

Collateral damage

Covid-19 has shaken both science and faith...
By Anup Sinha

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Record spike of 9,851 cases in 24 hrs, tally now 2,26,770

Death toll jumps to 6,348; Lancet study linking HCQ, deaths retracted...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Trial casts doubts on malaria drug’s ability to prevent Covid

'Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent development of coronavirus disease any better than a placebo vitamin'...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.20

India-born doctor and team retract HCQ risk paper

The findings had led WHO to temporarily pause a global clinical trial to test the efficacy of the drug on Covid-19 patients...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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