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Patients struggle to get needed drug due to usage in experimental treatment

Patients struggle to get needed drug due to usage in experimental treatment

(WXYZ) — Olivia Babiuk came to a Walgreens in Troy and other Meijer pharmacies to fill prescriptions she desperately needs for auto immune disease, but says it [...] Read full article: Patients struggle to get needed drug due...→

Patients struggle to get needed drug due to usage in experimental treatment

Patients struggle to get needed drug due to usage in experimental treatment

(WXYZ) — Olivia Babiuk came to a Walgreens in Troy and other Meijer pharmacies to fill prescriptions she desperately needs for auto immune disease, but says it [...] Read full article: Patients struggle to get needed drug due...→

Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remdesivir to Some COVID-19 Patients

Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remdesivir to Some COVID-19 Patients

Britain will provide the anti-viral drug remdesivir to certain COVID-19 patients that it is most likely to benefit as part of a collaboration with manufacturer [...] Read full article: Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remde...→

SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Workers Laid Off Due To COVID-19 Making More On Unemployment

SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Workers Laid Off Due To COVID-19 Making More On Unemployment

After getting laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic, some workers make more money by staying at home on unemployment than they would if they still had their jo [...] Read full article: SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Wor...→

Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to improve survival in coronavirus patients

Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to improve survival in coronavirus patients

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will test blood cancer drugs on coronavirus patients following several reports that the drugs appear to protect aga [...] Read full article: Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to impro...→

With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advised to 'randomly allocate' drug to patients

With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advised to 'randomly allocate' drug to patients

Given the scarcity of remdesivir in some hospitals, one state health department advised a "random allocation" of the drug among patients. Read full article: With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advi...→

Experimental COVID-19 drug being distributed in Colorado

Experimental COVID-19 drug being distributed in Colorado

A shipment of the experimental anti-viral drug remdesivir has been received by the Colorado Unified Command Group (UCG), enough doses to treat about 100 COVID- [...] Read full article: Experimental COVID-19 drug being distrib...→

Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of Heart Failure, Organ Damage

Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of Heart Failure, Organ Damage

A compounded drug used to treat hair loss is being recalled due to independent testing finding another drug in it that can cause multiple symptoms contributing [...] Read full article: Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of H...→

Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus Credits Experimental Drug for Survival

Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus Credits Experimental Drug for Survival

Dr. Anoop Maheshwari had been treating COVID-19 patients for more than 12 hours a day. When the 59-year-old pulmonary specialist from Covina contracted the dis [...] Read full article: Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus ...→

Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: What to know about the experimental treatment

Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: What to know about the experimental treatment

Hopes are high for antiviral drug after a clinical trial showed promise, but the benefits may be limited, experts say. Read full article: Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: Wh...→

Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Patients In Mass. Shows Promise

Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Patients In Mass. Shows Promise

Two Massachusetts hospitals helped put the experimental drug Remdesivir to the test against COVID-19. Read full article: Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Pa...→

Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study

Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study

An experimental drug has proved effective against the new coronavirus in a major study, shortening the time it takes for patients to recover by four days on av [...] Read full article: Experimental drug proves effective again...→

Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 drug shows patients are responding to treatment

Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 drug shows patients are responding to treatment

A government-run study of Gilead’s remdesivir, perhaps the most closely watched experimental drug to treat the novel coronavirus, showed that the medicine is e [...] Read full article: Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 d...→

France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, drug touted by Trump, in coronavirus patients

France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, drug touted by Trump, in coronavirus patients

Hydroxychloroquine had been approved for use in seriously ill patients, but the latest large-scale research shows it could do more harm than good. Read full article: France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, d...→

The Latest: British agency allows experimental virus drug

- WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over; dampens hopes.... - Britain’s medicines agency authorizes the use of remdesivir for COVID-19 patients. Read full article: The Latest: British agency allows experi...→

Large study finds drug touted by Trump is

Large study finds drug touted by Trump is "not useful and may be harmful" for COVID-19 patients

A new study involving thousands of patients found a greater risk of death in those who took hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine. Read full article: Large study finds drug touted by Trump i...→

Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ibrutinib In Coronavirus Patients

Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ibrutinib In Coronavirus Patients

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute want to know if a drug used to treat blood cancer could also treat coronavirus patients. Read full article: Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ib...→

Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With Multiple Myeloma Drug

Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With Multiple Myeloma Drug

A Newton-based pharmaceutical company is treating patients with severe cases of the coronavirus with a drug approved to treat multiple myeloma as part of a new [...] Read full article: Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With...→

Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 taken off ventilator after receiving experimental drug

Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 taken off ventilator after receiving experimental drug

PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - A Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 in the hospital for several weeks has been taken off a ventilator and placed on... Read full article: Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 ...→

Birx to lead remdesivir distribution effort as hospitals struggle to access drug

Birx to lead remdesivir distribution effort as hospitals struggle to access drug

Since the drug was granted emergency use authorization, doctors have been left with no clear path to get it. Read full article: Birx to lead remdesivir distribution eff...→

Independent music venues struggle due to COVID-19

Independent music venues struggle due to COVID-19

These businesses were forced to shut their doors, and didn't get help from small business programs. Read full article: Independent music venues struggle due to...→

New York City doctor on the struggle of working with COVID-19 patients and raising a family

New York City doctor on the struggle of working with COVID-19 patients and raising a family

Dr. Melanie Malloy works 12-hour shifts at Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn — and finds time to be with her three young children. Read full article: New York City doctor on the struggle of ...→

Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency Use Of Experimental Drug Remdesivir To Help Fight COVID-19

Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency Use Of Experimental Drug Remdesivir To Help Fight COVID-19

Remdesivir, which was used in clinical trials at Temple and the University of Pennsylvania, is the first drug shown to help fight COVID-19, which has killed mo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency...→

Man survives COVID-19 after being treated with experimental drug at Memorial Regional

Man survives COVID-19 after being treated with experimental drug at Memorial Regional

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida man, who was given a slim chance of survival after he contracted COVID-19, is counting his blessings, and... Read full article: Man survives COVID-19 after being treate...→

Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed for Coronavirus Patients

Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed for Coronavirus Patients

A new study shows patients taking Remdesivir — an experimental drug found to work against the new coronavirus — may not need to take it as long as previously t [...] Read full article: Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed ...→

Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more intense care than ones in China, study finds

Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more intense care than ones in China, study finds

Research from UC Berkeley and Kaiser Permanente suggests patients in California and Washington were more likely to end up in intensive care units than patients [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more...→

Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed drug dealers ordered released from prison six years early due to COVID-19 threat

Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed drug dealers ordered released from prison six years early due to COVID-19 threat

Corrupt Chicago narcotics cop Glenn Lewellen, convicted of teaming up with a vicious gang member to kidnap and rob other drug dealers, has been ordered release [...] Read full article: Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed dru...→

Doctors, Patients Worried About Another Hydroxychloroquine Shortage After President Trump Reveals He's Taking Drug To Fight Coronavirus

Doctors, Patients Worried About Another Hydroxychloroquine Shortage After President Trump Reveals He's Taking Drug To Fight Coronavirus

The fallout continues following President Donald Trump's revelation that he's taking hydroxychloroquine to fight the coronavirus, even though it's unproven and [...] Read full article: Doctors, Patients Worried About Another ...→

Patients at Louisiana mental hospital sue to be released due to coronavirus: report

Patients at Louisiana mental hospital sue to be released due to coronavirus: report

Two patients at a Louisiana mental hospital filed suit against the state Wednesday, claiming their rights are being violated by not being released from the “qu [...] Read full article: Patients at Louisiana mental hospital su...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has become the first in its class to receive FDA approval as a treatment for heart failure -- and it may also help treat [...] Read full article: FDA approves drug for heart failure that...→

Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reservations, Income Due to Pandemic

Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reservations, Income Due to Pandemic

Thousands of Airbnb hosts around Southern California are still without any income or new reservations, nearly two months after the travel industry was essentia [...] Read full article: Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reser...→

Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesivir could reach patients within days

Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesivir could reach patients within days

Daniel O'Day said on "Face the Nation" that Gilead has donated its entire supply of remdesivir to be administered to hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Read full article: Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesi...→

Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Help Combat The Coronavirus?

Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Help Combat The Coronavirus?

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke at the White House on Wednesday about a promising trial of the [...] Read full article: Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesiv...→

Coronavirus drug trial shows early treatment gave patients greater chance of leaving hospital

Coronavirus drug trial shows early treatment gave patients greater chance of leaving hospital

Coupling a drug with public health tools can make a significant difference in responding to the virus outbreak. Read full article: Coronavirus drug trial shows early treat...→

Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Ill Covid Patients, Early Data Shows

Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Ill Covid Patients, Early Data Shows

The drug, sarilumab, sold as Kevzara, didn’t show benefits to patients who were hospitalized but not on ventilators. The study will continue with critically il [...] Read full article: Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Il...→

Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed for Coronavirus Patients

Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed for Coronavirus Patients

A new study shows patients taking Remdesivir — an experimental drug found to work against the new coronavirus — may not need to take it as long as previously t [...] Read full article: Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed ...→

France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, drug touted by Trump, in coronavirus patients

France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, drug touted by Trump, in coronavirus patients

Hydroxychloroquine had been approved for use in seriously ill patients, but the latest large-scale research shows it could do more harm than good. Read full article: France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, d...→

Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remdesivir to Some COVID-19 Patients

Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remdesivir to Some COVID-19 Patients

Britain will provide the anti-viral drug remdesivir to certain COVID-19 patients that it is most likely to benefit as part of a collaboration with manufacturer [...] Read full article: Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remde...→

Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed drug dealers ordered released from prison six years early due to COVID-19 threat

Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed drug dealers ordered released from prison six years early due to COVID-19 threat

Corrupt Chicago narcotics cop Glenn Lewellen, convicted of teaming up with a vicious gang member to kidnap and rob other drug dealers, has been ordered release [...] Read full article: Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed dru...→

Large study finds drug touted by Trump is

Large study finds drug touted by Trump is "not useful and may be harmful" for COVID-19 patients

A new study involving thousands of patients found a greater risk of death in those who took hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine. Read full article: Large study finds drug touted by Trump i...→

Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to improve survival in coronavirus patients

Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to improve survival in coronavirus patients

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will test blood cancer drugs on coronavirus patients following several reports that the drugs appear to protect aga [...] Read full article: Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to impro...→

Doctors, Patients Worried About Another Hydroxychloroquine Shortage After President Trump Reveals He's Taking Drug To Fight Coronavirus

Doctors, Patients Worried About Another Hydroxychloroquine Shortage After President Trump Reveals He's Taking Drug To Fight Coronavirus

The fallout continues following President Donald Trump's revelation that he's taking hydroxychloroquine to fight the coronavirus, even though it's unproven and [...] Read full article: Doctors, Patients Worried About Another ...→

Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With Multiple Myeloma Drug

Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With Multiple Myeloma Drug

A Newton-based pharmaceutical company is treating patients with severe cases of the coronavirus with a drug approved to treat multiple myeloma as part of a new [...] Read full article: Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With...→

Experimental COVID-19 drug being distributed in Colorado

Experimental COVID-19 drug being distributed in Colorado

A shipment of the experimental anti-viral drug remdesivir has been received by the Colorado Unified Command Group (UCG), enough doses to treat about 100 COVID- [...] Read full article: Experimental COVID-19 drug being distrib...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

Birx to lead remdesivir distribution effort as hospitals struggle to access drug

Birx to lead remdesivir distribution effort as hospitals struggle to access drug

Since the drug was granted emergency use authorization, doctors have been left with no clear path to get it. Read full article: Birx to lead remdesivir distribution eff...→

Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reservations, Income Due to Pandemic

Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reservations, Income Due to Pandemic

Thousands of Airbnb hosts around Southern California are still without any income or new reservations, nearly two months after the travel industry was essentia [...] Read full article: Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reser...→

New York City doctor on the struggle of working with COVID-19 patients and raising a family

New York City doctor on the struggle of working with COVID-19 patients and raising a family

Dr. Melanie Malloy works 12-hour shifts at Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn — and finds time to be with her three young children. Read full article: New York City doctor on the struggle of ...→

Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus Credits Experimental Drug for Survival

Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus Credits Experimental Drug for Survival

Dr. Anoop Maheshwari had been treating COVID-19 patients for more than 12 hours a day. When the 59-year-old pulmonary specialist from Covina contracted the dis [...] Read full article: Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus ...→

Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Patients In Mass. Shows Promise

Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Patients In Mass. Shows Promise

Two Massachusetts hospitals helped put the experimental drug Remdesivir to the test against COVID-19. Read full article: Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Pa...→

Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Help Combat The Coronavirus?

Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Help Combat The Coronavirus?

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke at the White House on Wednesday about a promising trial of the [...] Read full article: Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesiv...→

Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 drug shows patients are responding to treatment

Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 drug shows patients are responding to treatment

A government-run study of Gilead’s remdesivir, perhaps the most closely watched experimental drug to treat the novel coronavirus, showed that the medicine is e [...] Read full article: Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 d...→

Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Ill Covid Patients, Early Data Shows

Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Ill Covid Patients, Early Data Shows

The drug, sarilumab, sold as Kevzara, didn’t show benefits to patients who were hospitalized but not on ventilators. The study will continue with critically il [...] Read full article: Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Il...→

Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more intense care than ones in China, study finds

Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more intense care than ones in China, study finds

Research from UC Berkeley and Kaiser Permanente suggests patients in California and Washington were more likely to end up in intensive care units than patients [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more...→

The Latest: British agency allows experimental virus drug

- WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over; dampens hopes.... - Britain’s medicines agency authorizes the use of remdesivir for COVID-19 patients. Read full article: The Latest: British agency allows experi...→

SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Workers Laid Off Due To COVID-19 Making More On Unemployment

SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Workers Laid Off Due To COVID-19 Making More On Unemployment

After getting laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic, some workers make more money by staying at home on unemployment than they would if they still had their jo [...] Read full article: SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Wor...→

Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ibrutinib In Coronavirus Patients

Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ibrutinib In Coronavirus Patients

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute want to know if a drug used to treat blood cancer could also treat coronavirus patients. Read full article: Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ib...→

With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advised to 'randomly allocate' drug to patients

With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advised to 'randomly allocate' drug to patients

Given the scarcity of remdesivir in some hospitals, one state health department advised a "random allocation" of the drug among patients. Read full article: With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advi...→

Patients at Louisiana mental hospital sue to be released due to coronavirus: report

Patients at Louisiana mental hospital sue to be released due to coronavirus: report

Two patients at a Louisiana mental hospital filed suit against the state Wednesday, claiming their rights are being violated by not being released from the “qu [...] Read full article: Patients at Louisiana mental hospital su...→

Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 taken off ventilator after receiving experimental drug

Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 taken off ventilator after receiving experimental drug

PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - A Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 in the hospital for several weeks has been taken off a ventilator and placed on... Read full article: Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 ...→

Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of Heart Failure, Organ Damage

Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of Heart Failure, Organ Damage

A compounded drug used to treat hair loss is being recalled due to independent testing finding another drug in it that can cause multiple symptoms contributing [...] Read full article: Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of H...→

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has become the first in its class to receive FDA approval as a treatment for heart failure -- and it may also help treat [...] Read full article: FDA approves drug for heart failure that...→

Independent music venues struggle due to COVID-19

Independent music venues struggle due to COVID-19

These businesses were forced to shut their doors, and didn't get help from small business programs. Read full article: Independent music venues struggle due to...→

Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesivir could reach patients within days

Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesivir could reach patients within days

Daniel O'Day said on "Face the Nation" that Gilead has donated its entire supply of remdesivir to be administered to hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Read full article: Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesi...→

Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency Use Of Experimental Drug Remdesivir To Help Fight COVID-19

Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency Use Of Experimental Drug Remdesivir To Help Fight COVID-19

Remdesivir, which was used in clinical trials at Temple and the University of Pennsylvania, is the first drug shown to help fight COVID-19, which has killed mo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency...→

Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: What to know about the experimental treatment

Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: What to know about the experimental treatment

Hopes are high for antiviral drug after a clinical trial showed promise, but the benefits may be limited, experts say. Read full article: Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: Wh...→

Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study

Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study

An experimental drug has proved effective against the new coronavirus in a major study, shortening the time it takes for patients to recover by four days on av [...] Read full article: Experimental drug proves effective again...→

Coronavirus drug trial shows early treatment gave patients greater chance of leaving hospital

Coronavirus drug trial shows early treatment gave patients greater chance of leaving hospital

Coupling a drug with public health tools can make a significant difference in responding to the virus outbreak. Read full article: Coronavirus drug trial shows early treat...→

Man survives COVID-19 after being treated with experimental drug at Memorial Regional

Man survives COVID-19 after being treated with experimental drug at Memorial Regional

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida man, who was given a slim chance of survival after he contracted COVID-19, is counting his blessings, and... Read full article: Man survives COVID-19 after being treate...→

Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed for Coronavirus Patients

Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed for Coronavirus Patients

A new study shows patients taking Remdesivir — an experimental drug found to work against the new coronavirus — may not need to take it as long as previously t [...] Read full article: Study: Fewer Doses of Remdesivir Needed ...→

France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, drug touted by Trump, in coronavirus patients

France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, drug touted by Trump, in coronavirus patients

Hydroxychloroquine had been approved for use in seriously ill patients, but the latest large-scale research shows it could do more harm than good. Read full article: France bans use of hydroxychloroquine, d...→

Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more intense care than ones in China, study finds

Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more intense care than ones in China, study finds

Research from UC Berkeley and Kaiser Permanente suggests patients in California and Washington were more likely to end up in intensive care units than patients [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Kaiser patients needed more...→

Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remdesivir to Some COVID-19 Patients

Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remdesivir to Some COVID-19 Patients

Britain will provide the anti-viral drug remdesivir to certain COVID-19 patients that it is most likely to benefit as part of a collaboration with manufacturer [...] Read full article: Britain to Provide Anti-viral Drug Remde...→

The Latest: British agency allows experimental virus drug

- WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over; dampens hopes.... - Britain’s medicines agency authorizes the use of remdesivir for COVID-19 patients. Read full article: The Latest: British agency allows experi...→

Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed drug dealers ordered released from prison six years early due to COVID-19 threat

Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed drug dealers ordered released from prison six years early due to COVID-19 threat

Corrupt Chicago narcotics cop Glenn Lewellen, convicted of teaming up with a vicious gang member to kidnap and rob other drug dealers, has been ordered release [...] Read full article: Ex-Chicago cop who kidnapped, robbed dru...→

SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Workers Laid Off Due To COVID-19 Making More On Unemployment

SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Workers Laid Off Due To COVID-19 Making More On Unemployment

After getting laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic, some workers make more money by staying at home on unemployment than they would if they still had their jo [...] Read full article: SJ Businesses Struggle To Bring Back Wor...→

Large study finds drug touted by Trump is

Large study finds drug touted by Trump is "not useful and may be harmful" for COVID-19 patients

A new study involving thousands of patients found a greater risk of death in those who took hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine. Read full article: Large study finds drug touted by Trump i...→

Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to improve survival in coronavirus patients

Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to improve survival in coronavirus patients

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will test blood cancer drugs on coronavirus patients following several reports that the drugs appear to protect aga [...] Read full article: Dana-Farber testing cancer drug to impro...→

Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ibrutinib In Coronavirus Patients

Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ibrutinib In Coronavirus Patients

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute want to know if a drug used to treat blood cancer could also treat coronavirus patients. Read full article: Dana-Farber To Test Blood Cancer Drug Ib...→

Doctors, Patients Worried About Another Hydroxychloroquine Shortage After President Trump Reveals He's Taking Drug To Fight Coronavirus

Doctors, Patients Worried About Another Hydroxychloroquine Shortage After President Trump Reveals He's Taking Drug To Fight Coronavirus

The fallout continues following President Donald Trump's revelation that he's taking hydroxychloroquine to fight the coronavirus, even though it's unproven and [...] Read full article: Doctors, Patients Worried About Another ...→

With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advised to 'randomly allocate' drug to patients

With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advised to 'randomly allocate' drug to patients

Given the scarcity of remdesivir in some hospitals, one state health department advised a "random allocation" of the drug among patients. Read full article: With remdesivir scarcities, doctors advi...→

Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With Multiple Myeloma Drug

Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With Multiple Myeloma Drug

A Newton-based pharmaceutical company is treating patients with severe cases of the coronavirus with a drug approved to treat multiple myeloma as part of a new [...] Read full article: Study Treats Sickest COVID Patients With...→

Patients at Louisiana mental hospital sue to be released due to coronavirus: report

Patients at Louisiana mental hospital sue to be released due to coronavirus: report

Two patients at a Louisiana mental hospital filed suit against the state Wednesday, claiming their rights are being violated by not being released from the “qu [...] Read full article: Patients at Louisiana mental hospital su...→

Experimental COVID-19 drug being distributed in Colorado

Experimental COVID-19 drug being distributed in Colorado

A shipment of the experimental anti-viral drug remdesivir has been received by the Colorado Unified Command Group (UCG), enough doses to treat about 100 COVID- [...] Read full article: Experimental COVID-19 drug being distrib...→

Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 taken off ventilator after receiving experimental drug

Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 taken off ventilator after receiving experimental drug

PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - A Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 in the hospital for several weeks has been taken off a ventilator and placed on... Read full article: Broward schoolteacher battling COVID-19 ...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of Heart Failure, Organ Damage

Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of Heart Failure, Organ Damage

A compounded drug used to treat hair loss is being recalled due to independent testing finding another drug in it that can cause multiple symptoms contributing [...] Read full article: Hair Loss Drug Recalled Due To Risk Of H...→

Birx to lead remdesivir distribution effort as hospitals struggle to access drug

Birx to lead remdesivir distribution effort as hospitals struggle to access drug

Since the drug was granted emergency use authorization, doctors have been left with no clear path to get it. Read full article: Birx to lead remdesivir distribution eff...→

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has become the first in its class to receive FDA approval as a treatment for heart failure -- and it may also help treat [...] Read full article: FDA approves drug for heart failure that...→

Independent music venues struggle due to COVID-19

Independent music venues struggle due to COVID-19

These businesses were forced to shut their doors, and didn't get help from small business programs. Read full article: Independent music venues struggle due to...→

Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reservations, Income Due to Pandemic

Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reservations, Income Due to Pandemic

Thousands of Airbnb hosts around Southern California are still without any income or new reservations, nearly two months after the travel industry was essentia [...] Read full article: Airbnb Hosts Struggle With Loss of Reser...→

New York City doctor on the struggle of working with COVID-19 patients and raising a family

New York City doctor on the struggle of working with COVID-19 patients and raising a family

Dr. Melanie Malloy works 12-hour shifts at Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn — and finds time to be with her three young children. Read full article: New York City doctor on the struggle of ...→

Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesivir could reach patients within days

Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesivir could reach patients within days

Daniel O'Day said on "Face the Nation" that Gilead has donated its entire supply of remdesivir to be administered to hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Read full article: Gilead CEO says coronavirus drug remdesi...→

Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus Credits Experimental Drug for Survival

Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus Credits Experimental Drug for Survival

Dr. Anoop Maheshwari had been treating COVID-19 patients for more than 12 hours a day. When the 59-year-old pulmonary specialist from Covina contracted the dis [...] Read full article: Doctor Who Nearly Died from Coronavirus ...→

Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency Use Of Experimental Drug Remdesivir To Help Fight COVID-19

Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency Use Of Experimental Drug Remdesivir To Help Fight COVID-19

Remdesivir, which was used in clinical trials at Temple and the University of Pennsylvania, is the first drug shown to help fight COVID-19, which has killed mo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: FDA Allows Emergency...→

Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: What to know about the experimental treatment

Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: What to know about the experimental treatment

Hopes are high for antiviral drug after a clinical trial showed promise, but the benefits may be limited, experts say. Read full article: Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir: Wh...→

Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Patients In Mass. Shows Promise

Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Patients In Mass. Shows Promise

Two Massachusetts hospitals helped put the experimental drug Remdesivir to the test against COVID-19. Read full article: Dr. Fauci: Drug Tested On Coronavirus Pa...→

Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Help Combat The Coronavirus?

Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Help Combat The Coronavirus?

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke at the White House on Wednesday about a promising trial of the [...] Read full article: Can Experimental Antiviral Drug Remdesiv...→

Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study

Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study

An experimental drug has proved effective against the new coronavirus in a major study, shortening the time it takes for patients to recover by four days on av [...] Read full article: Experimental drug proves effective again...→

Coronavirus drug trial shows early treatment gave patients greater chance of leaving hospital

Coronavirus drug trial shows early treatment gave patients greater chance of leaving hospital

Coupling a drug with public health tools can make a significant difference in responding to the virus outbreak. Read full article: Coronavirus drug trial shows early treat...→

Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 drug shows patients are responding to treatment

Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 drug shows patients are responding to treatment

A government-run study of Gilead’s remdesivir, perhaps the most closely watched experimental drug to treat the novel coronavirus, showed that the medicine is e [...] Read full article: Gilead says critical study of COVID-19 d...→

Man survives COVID-19 after being treated with experimental drug at Memorial Regional

Man survives COVID-19 after being treated with experimental drug at Memorial Regional

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida man, who was given a slim chance of survival after he contracted COVID-19, is counting his blessings, and... Read full article: Man survives COVID-19 after being treate...→

Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Ill Covid Patients, Early Data Shows

Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Ill Covid Patients, Early Data Shows

The drug, sarilumab, sold as Kevzara, didn’t show benefits to patients who were hospitalized but not on ventilators. The study will continue with critically il [...] Read full article: Arthritis Drug Did Not Help Seriously Il...→