The discovered medicine to cure 2019 Novel Coronavirus has been registered
The medicine that was discovered to cure the 2019 novel coronavirus that has affected several people around the world is now registered.
Previously, a report stated that the United States of America was working on a new treatment for the said virus. The Department of Health and Human Services in the US in partnership with Regeneron aimed to develop monoclonal antibodies against the infection.
Reports also stated that medical experts are testing the possibility that drugs used for patients with HIV would also work to those who are affected by the coronavirus. Thai doctors claimed that they had successfully treated 2 infected patients with the use of a mixed combination of HIV and flu drugs.
Based on the report from Radyo Laverdad, the discovered drug to cure the 2019 novel coronavirus was already registered after a thorough study. The antiviral drug is called “Remdesivir”. This was developed by Gilead Sciences, an American pharmaceutical company.
This drug is set to be used to 761 infected patients of 2019 nCoV in Wuhan China its clinical trial. Reportedly, this medicine is also good for treating SARS and MERS Coronavirus as well as the Ebola infections.
Based on the report, the China Ministry of Science and Technology, National Health Commission, and the National Medical Products Administration supported the approval of this drug.
Meanwhile, health experts advise the public to be more cautious in order to prevent being infected by the coronavirus. It is advisable to wear a mask but those that are made of cloth have no use against the infection. “Ang cloth mask hindi gumagana dahil walang filter. Akala niyo protektado kayo, hindi pala.” Dr. Edsel Salvana, director of the NIH’s Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology said.
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