Articles about Gilead Sciences

Gilead announces steps to expand availability of Remdesivir in India

27 Apr 2021

World
Gilead announces steps to expand availability of Remdesivir in India

American biopharmaceutical company Gilead has announced several steps to expand the availability of Remdesivir, which is a key therapeutic medicine used in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, in India.

Remdesivir found ineffective; India to reassess coronavirus treatment protocol

17 Oct 2020

India
Remdesivir found ineffective; India to reassess coronavirus treatment protocol

The second worst-hit nation in coronavirus pandemic, India, that takes pride in the remarkable recovery rate, will reassess coronavirus treatment protocol after a large-scale trial conducted by World Health Organization (WHO) found that four commonly used re-purposed drugs had little impact in reducing mortality.

Coronavirus: Zydus Cadila launches cheapest version of Remdesivir in India

13 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: Zydus Cadila launches cheapest version of Remdesivir in India

In a major development, Zydus Cadila has launched the cheapest generic version of Remdesivir, the antiviral drug being used to treat COVID-19, in India.

Hackers tried to compromise Trump, Biden's campaign staffers

05 Jun 2020

Technology
Hackers tried to compromise Trump, Biden's campaign staffers

As the US Presidential election closes in, cyber-criminals are growing active on the mission to interfere with the campaign of the candidates.

Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

06 May 2020

India
Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

At a Tuesday meeting to discuss India's drug discovery, testing, and vaccine response to COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly suggested drug regulatory reforms.

India gears up to develop key COVID-19 drug: Details here

05 May 2020

India
India gears up to develop key COVID-19 drug: Details here

The US recently approved Remdesivir, a key antiviral drug from Gilead Sciences, for emergency use on COVID-19 patients.

New COVID-19 drug has 'clear cut' positive effect: Dr. Fauci

30 Apr 2020

World
New COVID-19 drug has 'clear cut' positive effect: Dr. Fauci

The US government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci said that a new COVID-19 drug has proven to be quite a 'good news' in clinical trials.

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

18 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that 75% of all coronavirus-related deaths in India involved patients over the age of 60.

China approves use of arthritis drug Actemra against coronavirus infections

05 Mar 2020

World
China approves use of arthritis drug Actemra against coronavirus infections

China is hoping to put a decade-old drug to use as it grapples with an outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.