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Twitter bans Donald Trump Jr from tweeting for 12 hours after Covid19 post

Twitter has barred US president’s eldest son from tweeting for 12 hours. The punishment came after  a post by Donald Trump Jr contained a video discussing the benefits of Hydroxychloroquine. Some, including President Trump, have suggested the drug works as a preventative measure against coronavirus, despite medical studies that indicate the contrary. Twitter said the post […]

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Oxford breakthrough drug dexamethasone cuts coronavirus deaths by around a third

Dexamethasone, a cheap and widely used steroid, has become the first drug shown to be able to save lives among COVID-19 patients in what scientists hailed as a “major breakthrough”. Results of trials announced on Tuesday showed dexamethasone, which is used to reduce inflammation in other diseases, reduced death rates by around a third among […]

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After ‘temporary pause’ WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine trials

World Health Organization(WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that after a “temporary pause” clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine will resume. “This decision was taken as a precaution while the safety data were reviewed. The data safety and monitoring committee of the Solidarity Trial has been reviewing the data,” Tedros said, adding,” on the basis […]

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Trump felt ‘perfect’ after taking hydroxychloroquine

President Trump is feeling “perfect” after taking hydroxychloroquine and would take the drug again if he felt he were exposed to the novel coronavirus, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Thursday. “He is feeling perfect,” McEnany told reporters. “He is feeling absolutely great after taking this regimen.” McEnany, who said she spoke with […]