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Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study

Experimental drug proves effective against coronavirus in U.S. study By MARILYNN MARCHIONE An experimental drug has proved effective against the new coronavirus in a major study, shortening the time it takes for patients to recover by four days on average, U.S. government and company officials announced Wednesday. Gilead Sciences’s remdesivir is the first treatment to […]

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Cedars-Sinai: Possible COVID-19 drug shows encouraging results

Cedars-Sinai: Possible COVID-19 drug shows encouraging results LOS ANGELES — The small trial of an experimental antiviral drug positioned as a potential treatment for COVID-19 has shown encouraging results, Cedars-Sinai officials announced. According to an analysis co-authored by Dr. Jonathan Grein, the hospital’s director of epidemiology, improvement was observed in 68% of patients hospitalized with […]

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Riverside doctor arrested, accused of drug use while practicing medicine and weapons violations

Riverside doctor arrested, accused of drug use while practicing medicine and weapons violations A doctor suspected of being under the influence while practicing medicine was arrested by the Riverside Police Department on Thursday, Feb. 20. Dr. Keith Curtis, 52, of Riverside, left his office Thursday and was later stopped by detectives, police said in a […]

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Drug lab found after home in Moreno Valley burns

Drug lab found after home in Moreno Valley burns Firefighters extinguishing a fire in a house in Moreno Valley on Tuesday, Jan. 29, found a drug lab inside, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said. Several people reported a fire in the 15000 block of Batton Street about 9:45 p.m., the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department said. […]

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Pair convicted of kidnapping, killing man over drug debt in Moreno Valley

Pair convicted of kidnapping, killing man over drug debt in Moreno Valley RIVERSIDE — Two men who abducted and killed a man in Moreno Valley because one of the defendants did not want to pay him debts owed for methamphetamine purchases were both convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder and other offenses. Adrian Maria Fernandez and […]

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