Developers all over the world are working on repurposing old drugs and creating new ones to treat COVID-19, and some could be ready by April this year.
The COVID-19 coronavirus is a respiratory virus, which means it can invade your respiratory system, affecting how you breathe in oxygen and get it to your bloodstream.
In Ottawa, Canadian federal ministers, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, deputy chief public health officer, provide an update on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
After being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, it can take as few as two and as many as 14 days for symptoms to develop. Cases range from mild to critical.
At a news conference in Ottawa, representatives from Cystic Fibrosis Canada raise concerns about proposed changes to drug-pricing provisions in the Patented Medicines Regulations, which they say could hinder patients’ access to new medications.