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World Health Organization has Announced Clinical Trials for Potential Covid-19 Therapies.

 World Health Organization Has Announced Clinical Trials for Potential Covid-19 Therapies.

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 The World Health Organization officials (WHO) has announced on Sunday that it will conduct The first patients  drug trial to test treatments and  to compare the 4 most effectiveness of individual drugs to fight "Covid-19" . including malaria medications chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, an antiviral compound called Remdesivir, a combination of HIV drugs Lopinavir and Ritonavir and a combination of those drugs plus interferon-beta.

"Today we are delighted to announce that in Norway and Spain, the first patients will shortly be enrolled in the Solidarity Trial, which will compare the safety and effectiveness of four different drugs or drug combinations against COVID-19."said the WHO regional office .

The organization invited on individuals and countries to refrain from using therapeutics that have not been demonstrated to be effective in the treatment of COVID-19.

"There are no proven therapies to treat COVID-19 but there are a number of clinical trials that are ongoing"  Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, head of WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit ,reported in press interview last friday.

“It’s important that these medications are evaluated appropriately so we know what works and that we have the right data to support what works,” she add.

WHO officials  have said that a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is still probable in 12 to 18 months away. WHO has been working in cooperation with the National Institutes of Health, which has accelerated work with biotech company Moderna to develop a vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

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