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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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The promising remedy that eliminates COVID within three days

Molnupiravir is an oral antiviral agent that fights COVID-19. According to a study prepared by the pharmaceutical company MSD, a brand of Merck, manufacturer of the drug, molnupiravir actively eliminate infectious COVID-19 by day 3 of initiating therapy.

The drug, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), should only be administered to “patients with non-severe COVID-19 at greatest risk for hospitalization“, And in no case” to children or pregnant women “. The organization therefore explains that the drug is usually administered in “people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, the elderly, immunocompromised people and people with chronic diseases.” The WHO last day 3 the inclusion of this antiviral drug in its list of recommended treatments for COVID-19and has also been approved for emergency use in countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Japan.

The study, which will be presented at ECCMID next week but progressed in a statement today, indicates that participants underwent PCR tests to determine SARS-CoV-2 RNA virus loads from nasopharyngeal swabs. collected on days 1 (start), 3, 5 (end of treatment visit), 10, 15 and 29. On the third day of treatment, none of the 92 participants receiving molnupiravir detected infectious SARS-CoV-2compared with 21.8% (20 of 96) of participants who took the placebo.

How does molnupiravir work?

the drug attacks the enzyme that the virus uses to reproduce and sets errors in its genetic code. This prevents multiplication and keeps the viral load low. According to the BBC, molnupiravir was developed by the American pharmaceutical companies Merck, Sharp and Dohme and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics. The British Minister of Health himself, Sajid Javid, described the treatment as “revolutionary”.

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