How will the free mask distribution in pharmacies in Istanbul be?

So how will free mask distribution be made in pharmacies? Who can get how many? Participating in CNN TÜRK’s live broadcast, pharmacist Ezgi Hanım explained the details: For two days already, patients have come and started to ask individually. “Is there a mask, who can get a mask?” This will be done as follows: Every […]

Shortages extend to drugs

Faced with the unprecedented scale of the crisis and the influx of patients, stocks are running out. First those of protective masks. Then reagents used in diagnostic tests from Covid-19. And the respirators, whose production is struggling to keep up with demand. Little by little, everything necessary for hospitalization and treatment of patients is running […]

Resuscitation drugs: “We fear a shortage of stocks”

Damien Roux, university professor and hospital practitioner of intensive resuscitation medicine, works in the medical and surgical resuscitation department of Louis-Mourier Hospital (AP-HP), located in Colombes, in the Hauts-de-Seine. As of last weekend, this doctor was responsible for reflecting – in collaboration with other colleagues from the Public Assistance taking care of Covid-19 patients – […]

“Paracetamol hamsters slowly decrease”

F.A.Z.-Newsletter Coronavirus The whole world talks about the corona virus. All news and analysis about the spread and fight against the pandemic in your email inbox every day. How did paracetamol continue? The situation has eased somewhat since the fake news is off the table and the pharmacies are only supplying quantities as required. Is […]

The mask delivery bug in pharmacies

50% of pharmacies have not received the FFP2 masks promised by the state. Pointed to the finger, Geodis, who transported it, defends himself. The professional union Uspo (Union of pharmacist unions) conducted an online survey to which 2,600 pharmacists responded. Eric Gaillard / REUTERS The state had promised it to pharmacists: between March 17 and […]

the last hope of the Famar drug factory

The search for a coronavirus treatment could revive interest in this site in receivership. The site manufactures Nivaquine, a drug against malaria based on chloroquine. GERARD JULIEN / AFP The Famar factory in Saint-Genis-Laval, in the Lyon region, is playing its last card. This 250-employee site, which once belonged to Sanofi, manufactures Nivaquine, a chloroquine-based […]

Vitamin D vs. Corona: If you take too much, you take great risks

Bonn – If you want to do something for your immune system, you can buy extra vitamins from pharmacies, drugstores or the Internet. Better safe than sorry, especially in the Corona crisis. But exactly that, namely “safe”, is not the way for more immune power, the Bonn-based immunobiologist Prof. Ingrid Förster, expert for immune system […]

Coronavirus: Vice Chancellor Scholz rejects curfew

Vor the decisive meeting of the federal and state governments on Sunday Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) against a curfew to combat the corona virus. “Especially in the current situation, everyone has a need for fresh air,” said the SPD politician of the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung”. He hopes that “we will not be denied access […]