Tested positive for the virus, the boy from Nilagiri was rushed to SUM Covid Hospital here in a serious condition on September 21.
The researchers also evaluated the association between anticoagulation therapy, which is used to prevent blood clots, and mortality risk among admitted patients.
Several other companies, including Pfizer and Roche, are studying similar drugs that could report results in the coming weeks and months.
Puducherry received a strict warning from the Madras High Court for delaying reimbursement of Covid-19 treatment cost to private healthcare institutions.
On the parity of reasons, the treatment — for the same period — after patients turn negative should also be deemed Covid treatment, the court said.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana was urged by lawyer Sachin Jain that the plea needed listing for the hearing.
The 164-page guidelines book has 33 chapters ranging from the interpretation of RT-PCR, RAT tests to the role of drugs like Remdesivir and Tocilizumab in managing post-Covid symptoms.
Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced molecules engineered to serve as substitute antibodies that can restore, enhance or mimic the immune system's attack on pathogens.
If the new order is implemented, patients in wards will be charged D750 a day in public hosps
Premier hospital worries about pending critical cases and shortage of operation tables
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.
The doctors attributed a 15-20 per cent surge in the number of hair loss cases during the second wave.
Chennai reported 215 cases, Coimbatore 230 cases, Cuddalore 70, Dindigul 21, Erode 171, Kanniyakumari 32 and Krishnagiri 40 cases.
But the potential long-term effects of malnutrition on COVID-19 outcomes are less clear.
The pandemic has devastated India's economy, bringing financial calamity to millions at the mercy of its chronically underfunded and fragmented healthcare system.