Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences and DRDO scientists conducted experiments with the help of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology and found that this molecule works effectively against Covid. Three phases of trials were conducted to ensure its efficacy.
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Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences-DRDO scientist Dr Sudhir Chandna on drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) while speaking to ANI informed about the observations of the medicine's clinical trials. "110 patients in ph 2 and 220 patients in ph 3 participated in clinical trials. It has shown better efficacy in ph 2. Recovery was 2-3 days faster for COVID patients. Phase 3 data shows by day 3, freedom from oxygen dependence seen in 42% patients as compared to 31% patients who were in standard care," said Dr Sudhir Chandna. Further referring to the data obtained he said that oxygen dependence reduced in a better way when we use this medicine along with standard care. "The pricing will depend on the production and those factors are with Dr. Reddy's Laboratories who are our industry partners," said DRDO scientist. On medicine's roll out, he said that it might come out in few days.
From DCGI approving new anti-Covid drug, to health ministry issues new rules for hospital admissions, here are the top updates on the coronavirus. DCGI approved a new anti-Covid oral drug, which has been developed by DRDO and Dr. Reddy’s. The medicine has been given emergency use approval by DCGI. Meanwhile, Health Ministry said that a positive Covid-19 report is now not mandatory for a patient to be admitted to a hospital. Also, Supreme Court formed a 12-member National Task Force on medical oxygen. The new panel includes 10 doctors and 2 top bureaucrats from the Centre, who will ensure streamlined delivery of oxygen across India. Watch the full video for more updates on the pandemic.
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Today, a 22-day-old baby girl was found in a wooden box drifting in the Ganga river in the Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that the UP government will bear full responsibility for bringing up the child.
#BabyInABox #Ghazipur #UP
Two persons were arrested from Delhi on Monday for forcibly converting over 1,000 people to Islam, police said. The two men in Delhi's Jamia Nagar were allegedly running an outfit funded by Pakistan's ISI involved in converting deaf, physically challenged students and other poor people to Islam in Uttar Pradesh.
#Disabled #Conversion #HinduMuslim
Uttar Pradesh police filed an FIR against Rana Ayyub, Twitter India and a few others for allegedly circulating a video in which an elderly Muslim man claimed he was thrashed and asked to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'. The police in their FIR claimed the video was circulated to create communal unrest.
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Germany has sent an Oxygen Plant with the capacity of generating 4,00,000 litres of oxygen. The Plant will serve DRDO operated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital. German Ambassador to India Walter..