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Scientists Medical research Institute in the U.S. identified more than twenty new drugs that can stop the replication of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. This was reported in an article published in the journal Nature.
The researchers analyzed the largest database of drugs to find those that can stop the multiplication of coronavirus. There are 100 molecules with proven antiviral activity, and 21 the drug has been shown effective in safe for patients concentrations. In addition, four of the drug act synergistically with redecision, which is used to treat COVID-19.
Two drugs already approved by the FDA: anti-allergic astemizole and clofazimine against leprosy. Currently, the researchers tested 21 the drug in small animal models and the organelles — dimensional models that mimic human organs, in this case the lungs. According to scientists, clofazimine, hangangjin And aprimo and ONO 5334 represent the best short-term options for effective treatment.
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