Coronavirus: ‘Promising new treatments must be explored immediately’

Coronavirus: ‘Promising new treatments must be explored immediately’

Coronavirus: ‘Promising new treatments must be explored immediately’
FEBRUARY 12TH, 2020 A FOCUS, CORONAVIRUS WATCH

The major effort in coping with the new coronavirus has been around isolation etc (short-term) and finding a vaccine (long-term), but international experts argue in The Lancet that there are other promising treatments that should be explored immediately, writes MedicalBrief.

Reducing mortality from 2019-nCoV: host-directed therapies should be an option. The number of confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) reported to World Health Organisation (WHO) continues to rise worldwide, write researchers at the University College London, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisbon and the University of Mainz, in The Lancet.

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