Daily Archives: 31/03/2020

Trials

Landscape analysis of therapeutics as 21st March 2020 Product type and candidate Description Licensed for Licensed dose Route of administration Currently being trialled COVID-19? Status of clinical development for Coronaviruses Proposed dose for COVID-19 Status of clinical development for other relevant conditions Re-purposed/off label Corticosteroids Steroid hormones   Various Various  Inhaled, parenteral injectables […]

Developing Covid-19 Vaccines at Pandemic Speed g

 Developing Covid-19 Vaccines at Pandemic Speed The need to rapidly develop a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 comes at a time of explosion in basic scientific understanding, including in areas such as genomics and structural biology, in the recent outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The vaccine received conditional marketing authorization from the European Medicines […]

Reuse masks

N95 EXTENDED USE, REUSE AND STERILISATION Courtes my friend Dr Shiv Kumar Singh, sr Intensivist 🇬🇧 UK In the present situation of shortage of PPE, this question is often asked. Please read till the end This is based on CDC recommendations and some research on sterilisation. I hope this information will be helpful to everyone […]

Management. Covid

 Government of India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Directorate General of Health Services (EMR Division) Guidelines on Clinical Management of COVID – 19 This document is intended for clinicians taking care of hospitalised adult and paediatric patients of COVID – 19. It is not meant to replace clinical judgment or specialist consultation but […]

Masks

Understanding about the various types of commonly used masks and clarify the proper indications of use… Q1 … What are the common types of masks Ans… 1 Cloth mask 2 Surgical mask Q2… What are the Respirators Ans. N- 95 N- 99 N- 100 are the respirators Q3.. what is the difference between mask and […]