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COVID 19 New update: Gilead's COVID drug will cure the COVID-19 patients.

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COVID 19 New update: The news is coming out that Bangladesh's Beximco Pharmaceuticals which counts Norges Bank as one of its investors is going to become the world's first company will start selling Gilead's COVID drug known as remedesivir to private hospitals for about 6000 takas ( $7 ) a vial.

Do you know, what's the interesting part of this? The interesting part is that company will provide free vials to state running hospitals treating COVID-19 patients.

These updates are unveiled by Rabbur Reza, chief operating officer at the company.

Bangladesh's Bexmico Pharmaceuticals is to start selling the generic version of the " Gilead Sciences " antiviral drug in Bangladesh.

This antiviral drug is supposed to sell on mounting urgency to treat the Coronavirus infected patients.

As we know, we all are suffering from COVID 19 pandemic and a big problem of fake news also, So, at this time does this news about COVID 19 is fake or real? 

I would like to tell you that this is 100% accurate news. You can check it yourself on the Remedisivir Wikipedia page and there you will get all the matter. 

Some will ask that is this the COVID-19 vaccine or is the coronavirus vaccine developed. So, for now the answer is a big NO. Remdesivir, the "antiviral drug" is being tested if it could cure COVID-19.

You are probably thinking that why remdesivir is only chosen to cure coronavirus. Lemme tell you that remdesivir ( Gilead's COVID drug ) is the only drug approved to cure COVID-19 promising early trial results prompted United states regulators to Grant emergency use authorization on May 2. 

Remdesivir: Gilead's COVID Drug

Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral medication developed by the biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences. Gilead's antiviral drug is being tested as a specific treatment for COVID-19.

Gilead's antiviral COVID drug has been authorized by the US for emergency use. It is also approved for use in Japan for people with severe symptoms. 

The time it takes to recover the patients may be shortened. Treatment is done by injecting the Gilead's COVID drug in the veins. 

Side effects
In the studies of Gilead's COVID drug the most common adverse effects that are seemed to come out include organ impairment and respiratory failure including yellow discoloration of the skin, low albumin, low potassium, and low count of platelets that help in the clotting of blood. 

Other possible side effects of remdesivir ( Gilead's COVID drug ) includes:- 

  • Infusion-related reactions have been seen during the testing of Gilead's COVID drug. Symptoms of these reactions may include low blood pressure, vomiting, sweating, nausea, and shivering.
  • It is seen in abnormal liver blood tests that liver enzymes are seemed to be increased. An increase in liver enzymes has been seen in peoples who received the Gilead's COVID drug or remdesivir which may be a sign of damage or inflammation in the liver. 
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As you know the conditions in the US are becoming worse. Coronavirus in the US has become one of the biggest problems to be tackled early. 

As of now. when I am writing this article there are about 1.6 Million confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States with approximately 98 thousand deaths and 308K patients are recovered. 

 If we talk about the world, at this time there are about 5 Million confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. In which, approximately 1.94 Million patients are recovered and 332k died. 

So, it is crucial to be aware of everything in the deadly period of COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the US the whole world is suffering from the danger of COVID-19 pandemic.

At this time the only thing that is needed from all countries is to be helpful and aware to COVID-19. 

Gilead's COVID drug in India 

India is one of those countries in the world that reacted to COVID-19 early and taken some serious steps to prevent the country from the pandemic.

India has almost succeeded in controlling this pandemic but the citizens are facing a lot of problems in the national lockdown. 

India has followed a great strategy of lockdown measures to prevent the deadly COVID-19 pandemic but this strategy is not sufficient to get complete control over the coronavirus

Like the rest of the world, Indian scientists and researchers are also in search of a pinnacle for coronavirus. 

So, in these conditions, five companies in India and Pakistan had signed the pact with Gilead sciences allowing them to make and sell remdesivir for 127 countries

Although, health access groups say that " the pacts mean cheaper forms of the drug may not be available in nations seen as nonprofitable to five drugmakers. "

The Gilead's patent in India allows it to make and sell Gilead's COVID drug until 2035 except it license those rights out.

There are also numerous emails coming to Indian health ministries related to Gilead's COVID antiviral drug patent in India. But ministry do not react to anything so soon.

5 tips to prevent coronavirus transmission 

So, that was all about the Gilead's antiviral drug, remdesivir. Here we head up with some of the most useful tips to prevent coronavirus transmission:- 

1. Clean your hands regularly- The most useful tip is that we should wash our hands multiple times with soap or you can also use sanitizers to clean your hands. 

2. Social distancing - As WHO suggests that social distancing is the most effective way to prevent coronavirus transmission so we all might follow it. When we meet or talk with someone, we should maintain a distance of at least 1 meter ( 3 feet ).

 3. Don't touch your body - You would probably thinking that what I am talking about. So, the tip is that avoid touching your body parts like mouth, nose, and eyes to prevent transmission of coronavirus from your hand to your body.

4. Wear a mask in crowded places - Become a member of the mask force. You can make your own mask at home by an extremely easy guide on the Arogya Setu app. You can make your own mask at home by this guide. 

5. Stay home stay safe - Follow the national lockdown rules honestly. Stay at home, avoid crowded places, avoid physical contact with others, and keep yourself safe from coronavirus. 

One additional advice from me for you is that. Download and install the Arogya Setu app now. Follow some simple steps and you will get alert of any corona infected person around you and it will so you if you are safe from the virus or not. 

This app gives you a lot of tutorials and tips to be safe from the virus. So download it now from here. It is completely free. 

Final Words

COVID-19 has cursed the whole world. So, if Gilead's COVID drug is proved to be effective it will be very helpful to the whole world. But, during this pandemic, we have to think and act like a human so in that, we can tackle the pandemic together. It is necessary to be aware of the COVID-19 symptoms, transmission, and stay away from others.

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