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WHO Updates COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines
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WHO Updates COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

The World Health Organization's Guideline Development Group has revised its recommendations for COVID-19 patient treatments through a panel of global experts. The updated recommendations offer reliable and current advice on managing COVID-19 and assist physicians in better decision-making with patients. These new recommendations were published in the journal The BMJ. (1✔ ✔Trusted SourceA living WHO guideline on drugs for covid-19Go to source) Updated Guidelines on Treatment and Management of COVID-19 Patients These guidelines were developed by the World Health Organization with the methodological support of the MAGIC Evidence Ecosystem Foundation.The guidance incorporates the latest clinical trial evidence for existing and new COVID-19 therapies and takes account of evidence rela...
Inhaled Monoclonal Antibodies Show Promise Against COVID-19
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Inhaled Monoclonal Antibodies Show Promise Against COVID-19

But this treatment has only been available through an intravenous infusion that has to be administered at a hospital or clinic. Infusion treatments must first travel through the bloodstream before arriving at the specific site of a particular infection -- primarily the lungs with COVID-19. Such a delay means the treatment isn't able to immediately battle a virus, and an infection can worsen. Inhalable treatments can arrive at the lungs within seconds and get to work more quickly. Previous research in mice has shown that aerosolized monoclonal antibodies can protect against SARS-CoV-2, it is the first that the therapy has been tested with live virus in nonhuman primates. Inhaled Antibodies: Striking Effects and Hope for the Future "The ...