Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) occurs after exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). For persons who are exposed, the standard of care is observation and quarantine. Whether hydroxychloroquine can prevent symptomatic infection after SARS-CoV-2 exposure is […]
Hydroxychloroquine received global attention after being taken by Donald Trump A malaria drug that has been tested as a treatment for coronavirus does not save lives, one of the world’s largest trials shows. Hydroxychloroquine received global attention after being […]
The editors of The Lancet yesterday issued a statement acknowledging the criticism of a recent study that concluded that the antimalaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine did not benefit COVID-19 patients and were associated with higher risk of death and […]
Experts warn remdesivir shouldn’t be seen as a “magic bullet” A drug treatment that appears to shorten recovery time for people with coronavirus is being made available on the NHS. Remdesivir is an anti-viral medicine that was originally developed […]
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (pink) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (green), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. What The investigational antiviral remdesivir […]
The rise and fall of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as “game-changing” treatments for COVID-19 should come as no surprise to experts who have paid attention to the history of these drugs, according to findings published in The FASEB Journal . […]
Frontline workers will be able to take part in a trial of the anti-malaria drug in the UK. Here’s the latest.