Convalescent Plasma – Promising Rescuer of COVID-19? Last updated on
I bet all of you have heard that COVID-19 has no approved specific treatment to date. Currently, clinicians are still counting on a few experimental agents which we have covered previously; Remdesivir, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine. There’s a new kid on the block who’s creating quite a buzz recently; COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma. So, what is this [...]
Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine: NOT The Magic Bullet Last updated on
Exploring the possibilities of a cure for COVID-19 As Malaysians, you probably had one of these statements popping up in your conversations’ in your family’s Whatsapp chat: How to prevent disease XYZ: take herbs ABC because it has vitamin Z46 which can cure ANY disease, yadda yadda yadda.  As the world enters a third month [...]
Roles of a Pharmacist in a Pandemic Last updated on
As we all (should) know by now, the COVID-19 outbreak has recently been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Does this mean we are now given a ticket to ‘appropriately’ panic? The cases in Malaysia have risen dramatically since the first wave. This can be due to a few factors such as [...]