Lost For Words!!!

NZ is getting Remdesivir in – a drug that had disastrous consequences in India and was banned by the W.H.O.

What’s actually going on?

May be an image of text that says "pharmac.govt.nz/news-t DANIAL TE PÁTAKA WHAIORANGA < Back to Consultations and decisions Decision to secure supply of remdesivir for the treatment of moderate to severe COVID-19 16 September 2021 Medicines Decision"
May be an image of text that says "rnz.co.nz/news/world/4 New Zealand World Politics Pacific Te WORLD COVID-19 Explainer: How antivirals like Covid-19 drug remdesivir work 7:21 am on 13 September 2021 f By Belinda Smith Australian doctors recently added another drug to their repertoire of Covid- 19 treatments one that stimulates the body's immune system to intercept and destroy the virus."
May be an image of 1 person and text that says "endpts.com/european-s ENDPOINTSNEWS Dan O'Day, Gilead CEO (Jim Watson/AFF via Getty Images) September 17, 2021 07:29 AM EDT Updated 08:17 AM Coronavirus GD in European study finds that Gilead's Covid-19 antiviral remdesivir shows no clinical bene- fit"
May be an image of text that says "reuters.com WHO suspends remdesivir from list of medicines World Heal Organizati FILE PHOTO: A logo of the World Health Organization (WHO), is seen before a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland, June 25, 2020. REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE"
May be an image of text that says "(Reuters) The World Health Organization said on Friday it has suspended Gilead's remdesivir from its so- called prequalification list, an official list of medicines used as a benchmark for procurement by developing countries, after issuing guidance against its use in hospitalised COVID-19 patients. "Yes we have suspended it from the PQ (prequalification list) Tarik Jasarevic said in an emailed response to Reuters. "The suspension is a signal to countries that WHO in compliance with the treatment guidelines, does not recommend countries procure the drug for COVID.""
May be an image of text that says "90 COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra suffer severe Remdesivir side-effects: Use of drug suspended temdesivir With COVID-19 cases surging in India, there is a scramble for remdesivir, seen as a miracle cure for the disease. But now, patients report severe side effects of drug. Written by Jahnavi Sarma Updated May 10:22 AM IST 2021"
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