My husband died drinking tank cleaner we thought was a cure
My husband died drinking tank cleaner we thought was a cure
Patient being discharged from Leishenshan Hospital to observational
25 March, 2020, 16:07
Nevada banned hydroxychloroquine from being prescribed as a treatment for COVID-19 as Vice President Mike Pence confirmed that doctors can prescribe the drug, which is approved to treat malaria, for patients who have the new illness.
It does not appear they took the pharmaceutical version of the drug, but rather "an additive commonly used at aquariums to clean fish tanks", Banner Health said in a statement.
"People are being treated with the drug in Jordan, the United States and France - that's why I funded the trial", he said.
"Given the uncertainty around Covid-19, we understand that people are trying to find new ways to prevent or treat this virus, but self-medicating is not the way to do so". The husband died shortly after, while the wife remained in critical care.
The man died from cardiac arrest and his wife was initially listed in critical condition, according to hospital officials, who said Monday that the woman had been upgraded to stable condition and was expected to make a full recovery.
The US President had termed chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, a medication used to treat malaria, potential game-changers in the history of medicine.
"We're going to be able to make that drug available nearly immediately", he said last week at a White House coronavirus press briefing. According to NBC News, chloroquine phosphate was listed as an ingredient on a parasite treatment for fish, which the woman said she had to treat her koi fish.
"We were afraid of getting sick", she told NBC.
Trump has repeatedly brought up chloroquine as possibly being a "very powerful" treatment for the virus on the basis of a small French study, despite warnings from U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci that its use is unproven and based on only anecdotal data. They they've gone through the approval process; it's been approved.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert who has been appearing alongside Trump during the pandemic update briefings, corrected Trump about using the additives, saying that information is "anecdotal" and that now, there is zero evidence that suggests it's effective for COVID-19 patients.
Right after that press briefing, the FDA issued a statementclarifying that although the drugs are under investigation for treating COVID-19, they should not be used for that goal until they've been thoroughly tested in clinical trials.
The deadly coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 14,000 people and infected over 3.5 lakh across the world but people are still in want of its cure. "On March 20, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control tweeted: "@WHO has NOT approved the use of chloroquine for #COVID19 management.Scientists are working hard to confirm the safety of several drugs for this disease.
Physicians have warned Americans to consult with her primary care doctor before taking chloroquine because it could lead to serious complications or even death.
The number of registered cases in the country rose to 24,926 on Saturday from 19,980 in the previous tally announced on Friday. He said the military would have a larger role in the pandemic's response and called for more economic help from the EU.
As the virus infects more people in the US , the Statue of Liberty was closed down for tourists on March 16 until further notice. If found in streets or public place before the completion of 14 days quarantined, will be booked immediately by Police.
The Pentagon said on Tuesday that 174 US service members are confirmed to have the virus, an increase of 41 from the previous day. It comes as officials in the worst affected area, New York State, warn that they are running dangerously low on medical supplies.
Federation Internationale de Football Association has also contributed $10 million to the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. In comparison, it required only 11 days for the second 100,000 cases and just four days for the third 100,000, he said.
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The quake hit at a depth of 59km (37 miles), around 1,400km north-east of the Japanese city of Sapporo, USGS added. Officials reported no casualties or damage but said residents of Severo-Kurilsk were taken to higher ground.
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the nation that the lockdown was "very necessary to break the chain of coronavirus ". India is the latest country to announce a complete lockdown, following on the heels of Boris Johnson's announcement Monday.
It is being said that Iran has also exchanged prisoners with the US, Australia and Germany in recent months. On Friday, Persian New Year's Day, Iran announced an exchange of detainees between Paris and Tehran.
And Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted that the club would love to keep the former Nigerian global at the Theatre of Dreams. Ighalo, who was signed on deadline day in January, is first Nigerian footballer ever to play for the Red Devils.
'The Walking Dead' Season 10 finale delayed due to coronavirus
A sad announcement was just made by AMC that the final episode of Season 10 for The Walking Dead has been postponed indefinitely. Dread the Walking Dead , as of now in assembling on its sixth season, has focused on April thirteen to come back to creation.
MyGov website crashes as Centrelink swamped
The Government is also doubling dole payments as it seeks to cushion the economy from the devastating impact of the pandemic. First-time welfare recipients have been told they can only get a customer reference number by applying in person.