Drug News (Medindia)

COVID-19 Emerged Much Earlier Than Previously Thought

Spanish virologists have found traces of the COVID-19 in Barcelona wastewater sample collected in March 2019, nine months before the novel coronavirus disease was identified in China, reports the University of Barcelona.

Dexamethasone Use for COVID-19 Treatment

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released an updated clinical management protocol for managing COVID-19 cases, advising use of dexamethasone as an alternative to methylprednisolone for managing moderate to severe cases of the disease.

India's COVID-19 Tally Reaches 5.28 Lakh

India continued to be the fourth worst hit among 213 countries, with 2,03,051 active coronavirus cases and 16,095 deaths, report sources.

Why Few People are at Risk of Serious Covid-19?

Cerrtain factors like age, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, genetic factors and even blood type can influence the severity of the outcome.