Chinese experts have confirmed based on the results of the clinical trials that the antimalarial drug Chloroquine Phosphate, has a certain curative effect for coronavirus. This was disclosed by a Chinese official on Monday, according to China Science. Coronavirus: Africa free as suspected Egyptian case tests negative The news which have been trending on Twitter have attracted numerous reactions from the global community.
Global Times also reported that the China’s Ministry of Science and Technology confirmed that the Chloroquine phosphate, a medicine that has been in the market for many years, has proven effective in treating #COVID19 and shows positive clinical effects.
According to a tweet from a scientist ”We are very happy that chloroquine seems to work! Our lab at the Rega Institute at the KU Leuven in Belgium discovered the activity of chloroquine against SARS-CoV already in 2004.”
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