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WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus has called for rapid increase in production of dexamethasone, after British clinical trials found the steroid had life-saving potential for critically-ill coronavirus patients. He stated that dexamethasone demand has already surged.
WHO has welcomed the initial clinical trial results from the UK that show "dexamethasone can be lifesaving for critically-ill coronavirus patients". "This is great news...I congratulate the Government of the UK," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus today said that the trial of hydroxychloroquine for treatment of coronavirus will resume. "On the basis of the available mortality data, the members of the committee recommended that there are no reasons to modify the trial protocol," he said.
Brazil on Tuesday reported 1,179 deaths from coronavirus, the highest increase in its daily virus deaths so far, the country's Health Ministry said. The death toll from coronavirus in Brazil rose to 17,971, it added.
COVID-19 treatment: 4 Indian companies get royalty-free licences to make ‘Remdesivir’ for 127 countries
Gilead has licensed remdesivir to 5 drugmakers in India and Pakistan who can make the experimental COVID-19 drug for distribution in 127 countries. The companies are Cipla, Hetero Labs, Jubilant Lifesciences and Mylan in India and Pakistan's Ferozsons Laboratories.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved Gilead's experimental drug remdesivir for emergency use on hospitalised coronavirus patients. Early data from a drug trial of remdesivir showed a positive effect on COVID-19 patients' recovery time.
Top US infectious disease official Anthony Fauci said that Gilead's experimental drug remdesivir had a "clear cut, significant positive effect" in speeding up recovery in COVID-19 patients.
Japan's largest drugmaker Takeda said it's developing a plasma-derived drug for high-risk patients infected with the coronavirus. The research would require plasma from the blood of patients who have recovered or who have been vaccinated, once a vaccine is developed.
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