Coronavirus: Diagnostic testing

How is the COVID-19 diagnostic test performed? Let's find out together. The diagnostic test for the coronavirus is a laboratory test that is performed using body secretions to determine whether…

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Chloroquine

What is it? Chloroquine is a drug consisting of a complex molecule containing three nitrogen atoms (amino groups).  Traditional uses It is used in the therapy of some parasites, such…

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Tocilizumab: What is it?

Tocilizumab: What is it? Tocilizumab is an immunosuppressive drug, i.e. a drug that is used to reduce the body's immune response. This drug belongs to the pharmacological class of monoclonal…

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Coronavirus and Ibuprofen: Yay or Nay?

Recently Olivier Veran, the French Health Minister, has suggested that people should avoid taking anti-inflammatory drugs (like ibuprofen, cortisone, etc.) because they could worsen the symptoms of the Coronavirus infection.…

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