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Experimental coronavirus treatment remdesivir shows promise in study where two thirds of patients improved

Two thirds of seriously ill Covid-19 patients saw their condition improve after receiving the experimental drug remdesivir, according to a study sponsored by its developer Gilead Sciences.The drug was originally developed to treat diseases such as Ebola and has since been found to have antiviral qualities.In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Saturday, Gilead Science said clinical trials had been carried out among 53 patients.“We cannot draw definitive conclusions from…

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Africa’s leaders forced to confront healthcare systems they neglected for years

Africa's ailing presidents and powerful elites have been known to jet out to seek treatment abroad, instead of investing in healthcare in their own countries.

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Rural Communities Have a Behavioral Health Treatment Problem

Here’s how to we need to respond

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Cancer Patients Face Treatment Delays and Uncertainty as Coronavirus Overwhelms Hospitals

Health care providers are delaying “nonessential” surgeries—and that could hurt some patients

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