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The makers of drugs to combat the coronavirus filed more than 90 applications for a patent. Most likely in July will be a drug that can be used in the treatment of infected patients. This period in an interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” called the head of Rospatent Grigory Ivliev.
“Judging by the shaft of the applications, the drug by mid-summer will definitely be”, — he said.
According to him, considering more than fifty inventions for therapeutic and prophylactic drug against COVID-19. For such developments the service installed priority consideration, which takes up to two months instead of five or six. There are also applications for disinfectants and personal protection. “Actually, the whole shaft of the ideas and proposals tunes on a very optimistic mood” — said Ivliev.
In late may, the Ministry of health has registered the first in Russia the drug from coronavirus infection, “Avidavit” (also known as “Favipiravir”, produced by the production of RDIF and Chemrar). Previously it was used in the treatment of Ebola. In Russian clinics the medicine on June 11. It would be handing out free infected within the system of compulsory medical insurance (OMS).
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