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I think it went fine, but I remember a recent occasion that was a nightmare. Again, I started speaking as the needle went in, and my words, thankfully, flowed out on cue. The trouble was, the red stuff did not. It was like getting blood from a stone. It took four needles, and by the end of the filming the colour had drained from my face and I was in a cold sweat. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why do healthy people volunteer to be vaccine guinea pigs?
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At the same event, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said India will continue to give anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to healthcare workers as a prophylaxis. “There are many other ongoing studies apart from the WHO (World Health Organization)’s Solidarity Trial and we are also working on it. If you look at the experience of the medicine, it has been used for malaria and long-term use has also been seen in rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders; the drug is manufactured in the country and is readily available. The drug is known to increase the pH levels and prevent the entry of virus in cells and plausibility is high. The benefits outweigh the risk. So far, we think it is appropriate to use it,” said Dr Paul. … [Read more...] about India working on 30 vaccine candidates for Covid: Govt