Gov. Ricketts, appearing on a Washington Post webcast, said the state had received a shipment of remdesivir from the federal government. That drug has shown promise in reducing the treatment time for severely ill COVID-19 patients and possibly reducing fatalities.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans of the unproven treatment with potentially fatal side effects.
Two North Platte women were sentenced to federal prison over the past week for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute stemmin…
President Donald Trump late Monday threatened to permanently pull US funding from the World Health Organization. Meanwhile, Democrats and others are reacting to the president's declaration that he's taking a disputed malaria drug to fend off the coronavirus. Get caught up on the morning's developments here.
President Trump tweeted that he’s looking for a new news outlet after a Fox News host warned viewers about the potential effects of hydroxychl…
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Donald Trump's declaration that he was taking a malaria drug of dubious effectiveness to help fend off the coronavirus will likely be welcomed in India.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it should only be administered for COVID-19 in a hospital or research setting due to potentially fatal side effects.
President Donald Trump said that he is taking hydroxychloroquine. The FDA warned last month that the drug should not be used outside of hospital or research settings due to sometimes fatal side effects.
Great Plains Health has received an allocation of the antiviral drug remdesivir for treatment of patients with COVID-19, according to a press …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing growing criticism, the Department of Veterans Affairs said Friday that it will not halt use of an unproven malaria drug on veterans with COVID-19 but that fewer of its patients are now taking it.
LONDON (AP) — The European Medicines Agency predicted that there could be licensed drugs to treat the new coronavirus in the next few months and that a vaccine might even be approved in early 2021, in a “best-case scenario.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have found “reasonable grounds” that a government whistleblower was punished for speaking out against widespread use of an unproven drug that President Donald Trump touted as a remedy for COVID-19, his lawyers said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to head off another chaotic scramble for scarce supplies, the White House said Friday it will step in to help coordinate distribution of the first drug that appears to help some COVID-19 patients recover faster.
A prized drug that helps treat coronavirus has reportedly seen its distribution to hospitals mishandled by the Trump administration. Veuer’s J…
A new study finds no evidence of benefit from a malaria drug widely promoted as a treatment for coronavirus infection.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a senior government scientist alleged in a whistleblower complaint Tuesday.
Dr. Rick Bright, a senior government scientist who was reassigned, filed a whistleblower complaint Tuesday, while the White House discussed an end to the coronavirus task force. Get caught up here on the latest updates.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday allowed emergency use of an experimental drug that appears to help some coronavirus patients recover faster.
The Emory University medical school doctor leading the Remdesivir drug trials says the drug provides a “glimmer of hope” for coronavirus treatment. Meanwhile, the impact of the pandemic continued to show itself in the growing death toll and rising jobless claims. Get caught up on the latest coronavirus developments.
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On a day of economic gloom, scientists offered a ray of hope: the first effective treatment against the coronavirus. Get a recap of important developments in the COVID-19 crisis.
For the first time, a major study has found that an experimental drug works against the new coronavirus, and U.S. government officials said Wednesday that they would work to make it available to appropriate patients as quickly as possible.