Covid drugs

Kerala includes Covid drugs in Nipah treatment

This changed with the outbreak of Covid pandemic.

published on : 9th September 2021

Artificial intelligence helps identify existing drugs that can kill SARS-CoV-2 virus in cells

The team validated the 17 candidate compounds in several types of cells, including stem-cell derived human lung cells in an effort to mimic SARS-CoV2 infection of the respiratory tract.

published on : 20th August 2021

Mizoram says Covid patients dying due to highway blockade

Mizoram Health Minister R Lalthangliana said it was unfortunate that a number of trucks carrying life-saving drugs, medicines, and oxygen cylinders are still stuck at the interstate border. 

published on : 8th August 2021

New post-infection treatment for COVID-19 identified

The study shows that the use of protease inhibitors - a class of antiviral drugs that prevent viral reproduction - had significantly increased survival and decreased lung viral quantity in animals.

published on : 5th July 2021

Stockpile of supplies needed to fight Covid, or we’ll run helter-skelter again: Experts

Experts say govt must store up essentials and form multi-pronged approach to combat pandemic and prevent illegal hoarding of supplies

published on : 3rd July 2021

Delhi police bust fake COVID drug-making racket, 10 arrested

According to the police, one of the accused, Mayank Taluja (25) came in contact with Waseem Khan who worked at Al Khidmat Medicos.

published on : 21st June 2021

Popular drugs used to treat coronavirus in adults not fit for kids: Govt 

Once vaccines are approved for children, those with co-morbidities and those having severe symptoms would be prioritised for inoculation, the guidelines said.

published on : 17th June 2021

Centre invites bids for delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to remote areas by drones

The ICMR conducted a successful feasibility study in collaboration with the IIT-Kanpur and has developed a standard protocol for the delivery of vaccines using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

published on : 14th June 2021

Odisha government warns action against fake COVID drug trade

Drugs Controller and police have been asked to raid medicine outlets across the State and take action against those involved in such illegal activities.

published on : 14th June 2021

Thousands of fake online pharmacies shut in global sting: Interpol

Unauthorised Covid testing kits accounted for over half of all the medical devices seized from May 18 to 25, the agency said.

published on : 8th June 2021

Youth Congress chief Srinivas urges Centre to remove GST on Covid-19 drugs

Indian Youth Congress national president B V Srinivas on Friday urged the Centre to waive GST on all drugs meant for treating  Covid-19 patients.

published on : 29th May 2021

TN reiterates demand for 0% GST on Covid drugs

PTR in his maiden speech at the 43rd GST Council meeting chaired by Union FinMin Nirmala Sitharaman, gave a detailed account on the shortcomings in the GST Council.

published on : 29th May 2021

Seized Covid drugs to be used in Delhi govt hospitals

The SoP has been issued in pursuance of the directions of the Delhi High Court.

published on : 27th May 2021

Kerala police to deliver life-saving medicines to Covid patients

As part of the initiative, special vehicles have been arranged in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi.

published on : 23rd May 2021

How celebrities, politicians are getting COVID-19 drugs?: HC asks Maharashtra government, Centre

The court had asked for such details last week as well from the the Maharashtra government and the Centre, who faced flak during hearing for non-compliance of previous orders.

published on : 19th May 2021
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