Interim results of WHO’s Solidarity Trial show that none of the treatments studied could prove benefits across parameters. What does it mean for the drugs that hopes were pinned on, especially remdesivir?
The committee claimed that the lockdown imposed in March has had a powerful impact on slowing down the spread of the disease in the country. However, further lockdowns are “undesirable”, the committee has recommended since they are unlikely to have any significant impact.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said community transmission of the coronavirus infection is restricted to certain districts in a limited number of states, clarifying that "this is not happening across the country".