Month: April 2020

Prefilled Syringe: Impact on COVID 19 and Vaccines

Coronavirus(COVID 19) is spreading around the world, with 2.6 million global active cases. Till date, there are no approved treatments for COVID-19. However, multiple pharmaceutical companies are doing research at breakneck speed to develop therapeutics and coronavirus preventive vaccines against this novel virus. The pharma industry is hoping to compress the development timelines to get

COVID-19: Drugwatch – 6 April 2020

To date, there are no approved treatments for COVID-19. However, the pharmaceutical industry is abuzz with activity as medical researchers strive to develop a cure, and possibly a vaccine, for the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. In this article, we have attempted to explore some of the more popular treatments / preventive measures that

COVID-19: Where are we today?

Comparison with other communicable diseases According to worldometers.info, as of 5 April 2020 (5:30 PM GMT), the total number of COVID-19 cases rose to over a million, with a reported mortality rate of 5%. Further, a comparison with certain other communicable disease-related deaths (Figure below) presents a worrisome situation. As of 5-April 2020, the novel