"If it truly has a dramatic effect on the clinical course of Covid-19 we would already have evidence for that. We don't, which tells us that hydroxychloroquine, if it even works at all, will likely be shown to have modest effects at best," Dr Joyeeta Basu, a senior consultant physician in India, told the BBC. … [Read more...] about Hydroxychloroquine: India agrees to release unproven ‘corona drug’
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ADB is one of the organisations that lowered Indonesia's growth forecast for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, the World Bank said that the country’s economy will be at only 2.1 percent in 2020 if the pandemic is put under control in June. Meanwhile, the Indonesian government recently forecast that its yearly economic growth is likely to sit at only 2.3 percent./. … [Read more...] about ADB projects Indonesia’s economic growth at 2.5 percent
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A volunteer army of 750,000 people who signed up to support the NHS receives its first tasks Experts warn against over-interpreting daily figures of people dying with coronavirus amid reporting delays A team of scientists question the impact closing schools has on limiting the spread of coronavirus Thousands of people are missed off the government's high risk list for Covid-19 despite meeting the criteria France reports 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak began New Zealand's health minister calls himself an "idiot" after breaking the country's lockdown by driving his family to the beach. BBC … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Boris Johnson spends night in intensive care after symptoms worsen