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The FDA announced Friday that its emergency use authorization for experimental drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19 had expanded to include all hospitalized patients, one week after new research indicated the drug may be effective against moderate illness.
The attorney for one of the four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's May 25 death pointed to body camera footage from the arrest as well as toxicology reports that he said show Floyd had three times the amount of fentanyl in his system.
Opioid overdoses have increased 53 percent in South Carolina since the beginning of the pandemic in March.
Oleandrin is one of several toxic compounds contained in the oleander plant.
Plasma therapy has long been used to treat other diseases.
Oleandrin is an extract of the highly toxic Nerium oleander plant.
The FDA issued but later removed an emergency use authorization for the anti-malarial drug and its sister medicines for COVID-19, due to the risk of heart rhythm problems in these patients.
The drug has been touted for the treatment of COVID-19 by President Donald Trump and other high profile figures like Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro.
Two people arrested for allegedly building a crystal meth lab in a hotel that was used to house the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order while visiting Ohio, that would require the federal government to purchase certain drugs from American manufacturers. More than 70 percent of drug ingredients supplied to the U.S. are from oversea companies.
Police say the Bellefontaine Neighbors police officer thought he was buying cocaine and not the powerful opioid.
"I think Bolsonaro invented that he was contaminated in order to advertise the medicine," former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said.
Hydroxychloroquine has been touted as a treatment and preventative measure for COVID-19 by President Donald Trump.
William Reeves Durga, 21, shared a video of him dancing in front of his mugshot, taunting police. "Come and get me bi**h," he wrote in the video.
The pandemic has once again shined a bright spotlight on the vexing problem of rising drug prices.
The police officer has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver and manufacture of a controlled substance.
Nearly $5 million of cocaine was recovered close to where the aircraft landed in Quintana Roo.
Experimental drug lenacapvir may be effective in the treatment or prevention of HIV for six months or longer after a single injection, new research suggests.
"This interdiction and drug seizure was a big win for our Navy and Coast Guard team," said U.S.S. Preble Commanding Officer Commander Leonardo Giovannelli.
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