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Europe’s Discovery looks for drug to treat COVID-19

The results from the Discovery Drug Trials of Europe have started coming out while the death toll from COVID-19 continues to increase. Discovery Trial The Discovery drug trial is an add-on drug trial to WHO’s Solidarity trial. It aims to speed up the drug trials by selecting a sub-set of drugs being tested by the ..

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India to join Solidarity Trial

India is about to enter the Solidarity Trial of WHO which aims at expediting the search for a drug to treat COVID-19. Solidarity Trial It is an international effort to look into the possibility of repurposing an existing drug for treating COVID-19. It was launched by the World Health Organisation. It includes over 45 countries ..

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Drug – impaired drving law : Mounties seeing smaller blood samples

The new drug impaired law introduced 3 new drug related offences to drivers. All the 3 require a positive test from a suspect before a Crown attorney can make a conviction. Following this the National Forensic Labs are flodded with requests for blood tests. Around 800 blood samples requests have been received in the fiscal ..

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