World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that only Dexamethasone was effective among the drugs used in the treatment of coronavirus. Drugs such as Remdesivir are not effective against Covid-19.
We have heard many drug names that have been described as working since the coronavirus pandemic. If today world Health OrganizationA new statement about drugs came from. World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, among the drugs used in the treatment of coronavirus, only “DexamethasoneExplained that the drug is effective against severe Covid-19 patients.
Ghebreyesus, who held a meeting with WHO pandemic experts via video conference, said that we hear his name very often during the pandemic process.RemdesivirHe said that the antiviral drug and hydroxychloroquine and the lopinavir / ritonavir combination used to treat AIDS had little or no effect against deaths and hospital departures from Covid-19.
Solidarity Trial will continue for other treatments
Ghebreyesus said that although the picture looks negative, they will continue the Solidarity Trial they started on 500 hospitals and 13 thousand volunteers. This test, which includes 2000 volunteer patients every month, investigates all other treatments, especially monoclonal antibodies and new antivirals. GhebreyesusIn a statement made in the light of their work so far, “For now, the corticosteroid dexamethasone is the only therapeutic that has turned out to be effective in patients with severe Covid-19.” said.
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