The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday warned against the anti-viral drug remadecivir being used in various hospitals against corona virus patients. The WHO claims that no evidence has been found of corona patients with mild or severe symptoms from remadecyvir.
The latest guidelines state that the panel has not found any evidence of remdesive that suggests that the drug may have reduced the death rate or that patients may have needed mechanical ventilation after its use. Remadecivir was first created for the Ebola virus, but the drug could not achieve much success.
Subsequently, ten drugs also began to be used on corona virus patients. Some trials also led to better results. This led to the use of Remdesiveer in many countries of the world to cure corona patients. It is currently being used only in emergency cases in India and has not received complete clearance.
Last month’s trial of the WHO revealed that the drug had little or no effect on corona patients. The WHO’s latest guidelines are a major setback for the pharmaceutical company. The WHO’s Guideline Development Group (GDG) panel said its recommendation is based on an evidence review, which includes data from more than 7,000 patients on trial.
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