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Uganda Launches Clinical Trials Of Covid-19

Uganda Launches Clinical Trials Of Covid-19

Health minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has launched the randomized clinical trials for use of COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP) for treatment of COVID-19 in Uganda. She says commencement of the trial will determine the efficacy of convalescent plasma in treating COVID-19. “A total of 162 COVID-19 convalescent plasma units have been collected. This can treat 65 patients.” Aceng said. Convalescent ...

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India Registers Over 90,000 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

India Registers Over 90,000 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

India, as of September 7, has registered over 90,000 new Covid-19 cases in one day. This made it the highest number of cases in India or any other country in the world in a single day. India overtook Brazil in the total number of cases registered putting it second to the United States that still has the highest number of ...

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Doctor Spends $10,000 On COVID Test From His Own Employer

Doctor Spends $10,000 On COVID Test From His Own Employer

Doctor Zachary Sussman went to his own employer to get tested for coronavirus but to his surprise, they charged him $10,984. When the doctor went to the physicians, he assumed he would be tested for free since he is an employee. Unfortunately, his insurance company paid $10k for his visit there. The bill left him surprised and so disappointed. He ...

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Potential Vaccine Against COVID-19 Could Be On The Way

Russia coronavirus vaccine gives hope

A potential COVID-19 vaccine could be on the way by the end of 2020 or even earlier than expected. Dr. Anthony Fauci a top infectious disease official said this would be possible if clinical trials produce positive results. An ongoing clinical trial of 30,000 volunteers is expected to conclude by the end of 2020. However, there’s an independent board with ...

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Russia Finally Approves The World’s First Covid-19 Vaccine

Russia coronavirus vaccine gives hope

The president of Russia Vladimir Putin says his government has approved the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, and even given his daughter a shot of the treatment, despite concerns that the product has not been properly tested. “I know that it works quite effectively, forms strong immunity, and I repeat, it has passed all the needed checks,” Putin said on Tuesday, according ...

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