Four drugs against Covid-19 pass clinical testing in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Currently, there is no medicine against Covid-19 in the world
13:57, 4 August 2020

Testing for Covid-19

As for today, four medicines are registered in Ukraine that pass the clinical testing of the efficiency of treatment of Covid-19, including Corvitin and Amixin, as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported citing Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.

“Concerning Corvitin, it is used in cardiology and the severe Covid-19 disease is observed with accompanying cardiovascular diseases. There are not bad results but it is too early to talk about particular conclusions. We hope that they will be efficient during the treatment of particular states caused by Covid-19,” the minister said.

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Maksym Stepanov also specified that for today, there is no drug in the world with the treatment of the coronavirus disease in the instruction.

He also explained how the clinical testing of the drugs begins and it is attributed to scientific-research work.

“The production company prepares proper offer and documents, pass them to the State expert center; there, the experts consider the materials. If everything complaints with the law, established criteria; they prepare proper conclusions on the basis of which, the proper clinical testing is registered. The result of the clinical testing proves the efficiency of a particular drug and it is shown in the conclusions at the end of the testing,” the minister said.

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According to the health ministry, this mechanism is almost the same in every country of the world, including Ukraine. The testing continues.

As of the morning of August 4, 74,219 patients were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection in Ukraine. Over the past 24 hours, 692 new cases have been registered.

Thus, the number of Covid-19 patients in Ukraine reached 73,850 people. 1,764 have succumbed to the disease since the beginning of the pandemic (+26 - in the last 24 hours). In total, 40,613 patients (+737 per day) managed to recover.


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