A Woman Infected with the Coronavirus Cured with a Drug Cocktail against HIV

World | February 3, 2020, Monday // 11:43|  views


A Chinese citizen infected with the new coronavirus showed a dramatic improvement after she was treated with a cocktail of anti-virals used to treat flu and HIV, Thailand's Health Ministry said Sunday.

The 71-year-old patient tested negative for the virus 48 hours after Thai doctors administered the combination, it became clear at a daily briefing at the ministry.

"The lab result of positive on the coronavirus turned negative in 48 hours," the department said.

"The doctors combined the anti-flu drug oseltamivir with lopinavir and ritonavir, anti-virals used to treat HIV," France 24 reported. The Thai Ministry of Health is awaiting the full results of the studies to prove what has been discovered.

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Tags: drug cocktail, HIV, flu, Coronavirus, Thailand


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