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Hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir fail to reduce COVID-19 mortality ― WHO

…Confirms 212,326 new diagnoses in a day  By Sola Ogundipe & Chioma Obinna The World Health Organization, WHO, weekend said it has discontinued the hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19 following the result of its interim trial which showed that the drugs produce little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalised COVID-19 patients
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Madagascar:  Minister sacked over plan to buy $2.2m sweets

Despite touted cure, Madagascar re-imposes lockdown amid surge in virus cases

Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased, the presidency announced Sunday. “The Analamanga region (under which the capital is situated) is returning to full lockdown,” the presidency said in a statement. No traffic will be allowed in or out
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WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19

By Chioma Obinna The World Health Organisation, WHO has again halted the trial of hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms despite a new study finding it made coronavirus patients 50 per cent less likely to die. The Solidarity Trial was established by WHO to find an effective COVID-19 treatment for hospitalized patients. In a press statement, WHO
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