CDC Likely To Recommend Shortening Coronavirus Quarantine Period

The doorway to Jones Hall is shown at Utah State University in September, where about 300 students were being quarantined to their rooms as a precaution. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption toggle caption Rick Bowmer/AP The doorway to Jones Hall is shown at Utah State University in September, where about 300 students were being quarantined to…Continue Reading

The WHO will not recommend remdesivir for COVID-19 patients, since it doesn’t seem to boost their chances of survival

The FDA approved remdesivir as a treatment for severe COVID-19 cases last month, after granting emergency authorization in May. But on Thursday, the World Health Organization announced it will not recommend the drug’s use for COVID-19 patients. “There is currently no evidence that it improves survival or the need for ventilation,” the organization said. Visit…Continue Reading