Covid latest: WHO approves new drug cocktail to treat severe infection

A repurposed arthritis medication could reduce the need for ventilation and improve survival rates for people hospitalised with severe Covid. The drugs baricitinib and interleukin-6 inhibitors have similar effects in testing. The WHO recommends doctors select whichever drug is more readily available

New five-drug cocktail to treat deadly bone marrow cancer

The most aggressive type of bone marrow cancer could soon be treated with a five-drug combination that’s 20 per cent more effective than current medications at halting the spread of the deadly disease. While the drugs are already in use separately by

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