• India Logs 442 COVID-19 Deaths in 24 Hours

    17 days ago - By Medindia Health

    In 24 hours India has recorded 1,94,720 fresh coronavirus cases, a rise of around 26,000 from the previous day. A total of 442 COVID-19 deaths were also reported.
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  • Colchicine fails to reduce mechanical ventilation, 28-day mortality in COVID-19 pneumonia

    Colchicine fails to reduce mechanical ventilation, 28-day mortality in COVID-19 pneumonia

    17 days ago - By Healio

    Colchicine fails to significantly reduce mechanical ventilation or 28-day mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, compared with usual care, according to data published in JAMA Network Open.
    “Colchicine is a relatively safe, and in most parts of the world, inexpensive anti-inflammatory drug with which doctors everywhere are familiar,” Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC, of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, in Boston, told Healio. “Those attributes of colchicine led to this trial in patients hospitalized with
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