India  /  Published 01.04.20

Anti-malaria drug in revised guidelines

India’s health ministry has revised the national treatment guidelines for severely or critically ill coronavirus patients, introducing a combination of the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine and the a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.20

HCQ distribution allegation in Calcutta

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation is distributing hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) without prescription to those living in slums from where Covid-19 cases have been reported or shanties next to them, civic o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 29.04.20

Chinese study damper on drug

The first randomised clinical trial of the anti-viral medication remdesivir in patients with the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has failed to find significant clinical benefits, Chinese doctors ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Doctor dies of cardiac arrest

A doctor associated with the Pratiksha Hospital died of cardiac arrest and not for allegedly consuming hydroxychloroquine.Utpaljit Barman died on Sunday and soon after it was reported that he died bec...
By Moshin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.06.20

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

The anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine cannot prevent coronavirus infection, US and Canadian researchers said on Wednesday after the first rigorous trial that has cast fresh doubts on India’s dec...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 26.05.20

Advice: Stop using HCQ for Covid

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.04.20

Malaria drug consignment from India arrives in US

A consignment of hydroxychloroquine from India has arrived in the US, days after New Delhi lifted a ban on export of the anti-malarial drug, seen as a possible cure for Covid-19, to America and some o...
By PTI in Washington

Health  /  Published 11.04.20

‘Game-changer’ drug proof elusive

US President Donald Trump has been aggressively promoting malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a “game-changer” in treatment of Covid-19. But evidence the medicine works against the virus is scanty....

World  /  Published 09.04.20

Modi was 'terrific' in allowing malaria drug export: Trump

US President Donald Trump has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 'terrific' for allowing the export of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to the US, seen as a possible cure for Covid-19,...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 08.04.20

Call to Prime Minster for tests, caution on Jamaat

The Congress on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make available adequate personal protection equipment (PPE) and increase testing for the novel coronavirus.Former Union health minister ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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