Covid-19: As winter chill hints at a second wave, here’s why young people are at more risk, how paracetamol helps and other precautions
By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 09:01 AM IST
Since the vaccine for Covid-19 is likely to become widely available only by mid-2021, you should be educated about the correct dosage of medicines like paracetamol for self-medication as the onset of winter in India might take the coronavirus tally higher, especially among young people. Here are some precautions for the asymptomatic and those already cured of the disease
By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 10:16 AM IST
The directorate general of foreign trade reviewed its March 3 order that restricted the export of the drug and active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in the wake of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) situation in the country.
By Reuters | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 04:47 PM IST
The Indian government in March put a hold on exports of several drugs including paracetamol to secure supplies for its people after the coronavirus outbreak disrupted the industry’s supply chain globally.
By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 09:51 PM IST
The exercise to deliver the HCQ and paracetamol tablets has been a complicated exercise since most countries, including India, do not permit flight operations.
By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2020 01:54 PM IST
Officials said the drug’s supply from India will now be distributed to leading supermarkets and retailers in the UK, which is one of the worst affected countries in the pandemic.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 12:49 PM IST
Orders from other countries for hydroxychloroquine and paracetamol will be cleared only after meeting all domestic requirements, people familiar with the development said.
By HT Correspondent | ANI
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 12:28 PM IST
Taking painkillers during pregnancy should be strictly avoided, say experts. Now, a new study suggests that taking drugs such as paracetamol could affect the fertility of your future generations, by leaving a mark on the DNA.