Remdesivir doesn’t help COVID-19 patients recover, WHO study says

GENEVA — A large study led by the World Health Organization suggests that the antiviral drug remdesivir did not help hospitalized COVID-19 patients, in contrast to an earlier study that … Read More

Developing coronavirus treatments ‘extremely important,’ experts say

As Canadians and the rest of the world await a vaccine for the novel coronavirus with bated breath, experts say it is imperative that other treatments for the respiratory illness … Read More

Treating critically ill coronavirus patients with steroids reduces risk of death: study 

Treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with corticosteroid drugs reduces the risk of death by 20 per cent, an analysis of seven international trials found on Wednesday, prompting the World Health … Read More

Coronavirus: Big study finds Trump-backed malaria drugs not helpful treatment

Malaria drugs pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and heart rhythm problems in … Read More

Remdesivir has emerged as a possible COVID-19 treatment — what happens next?

Initial data about an experimental drug called remdesivir has been touted as showing promise for a potential treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.  Dr. Anthony Fauci, … Read More

Coronavirus: Health Canada issues warning on hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine use

Canadian health officials working to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus are warning against the use of two drugs touted some as a possible treatment for COVID-19. Health Canada … Read More