FDA revokes emergency authorization for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revoked an emergency use authorization (EUA) that it previously issued for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, two anti-malarial drugs also used in the treatment of chronic rheumatoid arthritis (via Washington Post ). Subsequent studies showed conflicting results, including when one team of researchers ended elements of its clinical study […]

U.S. revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus

WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Monday revoked emergency authorization for malaria drugs promoted by President Donald Trump for treating COVID-19 amid growing evidence they don’t work and could cause serious side effects. The Food and Drug Administration said the drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are unlikely to be effective in treating the coronavirus. Citing reports of heart […]

Handling Integrity Risks Post COVID-19

Economists, policymakers and entrepreneurs are stepping towards restoring businesses progressively amidst the fears of an uncertain future that is relatively unclear about stabilisation and restoration. The risks that entrepreneurs need to handle are multi-fold while thriving towards resumption, stabilisation and growth. Historically, one of the risks that usually shadows uncertainty is the risk of reduced […]

Covid-19 impact: HCL Infosystems Q4 loss widens to Rs 70.94 crore

IT firm HCL Infosystems on Monday said its consolidated loss widened to Rs 70.94 crore for March 2020 quarter from Rs 43.90 crore in the year-ago period. The company’s revenue from operations also decreased to Rs 227.71 crore in January-March 2020 quarter from Rs 875.60 crore a year ago, HCL Infosystems said in a regulatory […]

Lesson from the pandemic: pollution problem more than cars on the road

Mexico City air quality still bad despite a 60% reduction in traffic As Mexico City residents struggle to breathe in the polluted air of Mexico’s capital, it seems appropriate to blame the government, blame the policies, and blame the traffic. Yet the pollution levels in most parts of the city remained at or exceeded the […]

FDA revokes emergency use of hydroxychloroquine

The Food and Drug Administration said it is ending its emergency use authorization for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drugs backed by President Donald Trump to combat Covid-19. ” Additionally, in light of ongoing serious cardiac adverse events and other serious side effects, the known and potential benefits of CQ and HCQ no longer outweigh […]

Covid-19 will be followed by a deconditioning pandemic – The BMJ

Much publicity is given to the contribution of poor quality care and errors, but even evidence based healthcare delivered at high quality can cause harm. What has emerged is that in the high pressure world of the hospital, people particularly people with multiple health problems have their acute problem diagnosed and managed quickly, but are […]

Cazenovia resident gives grandkids Zoom Spanish lessons

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Cazenovia resident Federico Meira has been using Zoom to teach his grandchildren Spanish. When schools closed due to COVID-19, longtime Cazenovia resident Federico Meira began offering his grandchildren virtual Spanish lessons. After spending several years in Europe, Meira returned to Argentina and enrolled in a Spanish speaking school. Read full article: […]

EasyJet Resumes Flying With COVID-19 Measures In Place

Capacity will be at about 30% of usual in the busy July to September season, easyJet said Bigger rival Ryanair plans to be flying 40% of capacity by July. Lundgren said there was scope to increase both the number of destinations and flight frequencies as the summer progressed, but whether the quarantine remained in place […]