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Science News Roundup: Remdesivir questioned by WHO trial

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 18-10-2020 10:33 IST | Created: 18-10-2020 10:30 IST
Science News Roundup: Remdesivir questioned by WHO trial
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Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

Remdesivir questioned by WHO trial; women take virus more seriously than men

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Large WHO trial casts doubt on remdesivir and other drugs


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