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Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): A study outlines a strategy that could save years of drug discovery research and millions of dollars in drug development by repurposing existing treatments designed for other diseases such as cancer. The study demonstrated that the parasites that cause malar
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Geneva [Switzerland], July 5 (ANI) The World Health Organisation on Saturday has halted its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination of HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir for the treatment of hospitalised COVID-19 patients after they failed to reduce the death rate, Al Jaze
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Washington D.C. [USA], June 19 (ANI): The US federal government is now left with 63 million doses of hydroxychloroquine sulfate (HCQ) in its stockpile after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this week, revoked the permission for use of anti-malarial drug in treating COVID-19
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Washington D.C. [US], June 15 (ANI): The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday revoked the emergency use authorization for malaria drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a treatment for COVID-19, the use of which has been championed by President Donald Trump.
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Paris [France], May 28 (Sputnik/ANI): France on Wednesday (local time) officially banned hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 after a series of medical studies revealed that the malaria drug could be harmful.
New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Dismissing the reports of health risks from Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as per simmering reports cited by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Shekher Mande, Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, said on Wednesday t
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Geneva [Switzerland], May 26 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday (local time) temporarily suspended the clinical trial of malarial drug hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of coronavirus.
Washington D.C. [USA], May 19 (ANI): House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump for taking hydroxychloroquine--an anti-malarial drug which is believed to be helpful in keeping away from coronavirus infection but has not been approved by scientists, adding that he
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Washington D.C. [USA], May 17 (ANI): Clinical trials of the anti-malarial drug or hydroxychloroquine, which gained prominence overnight after being promoted by US President Donald Trump as a 'game changer' in the fight against Covid-19, have been significantly linked to cardiac problems and
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New Delhi [India], April 30 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said that India has provided 2.8 million hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) tablets, an anti-malarial drug, deemed useful in dealing with COVID-19, and 1.9 million paracetamol tablets as part of its assistance to oth
Geneva [Switzerland], April 27 (ANI): Despite the severe strain on public health systems due to COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world must also focus on other health emergencies like malaria or polio, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday (local time).
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New Delhi [India], April 20 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research on Sunday said that India's COVID-19 testing capacity is expected to reach 1 lakh per day by the end of May.