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The Rationale for Potential Pharmacotherapy of COVID-19
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COVID-19: An Update about the Discovery Clinical Trial

Formerly head of the Department of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Pharmaceuticals 2020, 13(5), 98; https://doi.org/10.3390/ph13050098
Received: 5 May 2020 / Revised: 12 May 2020 / Accepted: 13 May 2020 / Published: 14 May 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue COVID-19 in Pharmaceuticals)
Finding efficacious and safe treatments for COVID-19 emerges as a crucial need in order to control the spread of the pandemic. Whereas plasma therapy attracts much interest, the European project Discovery focuses on the potentialities of small molecules like remdesivir, the combination of lopinavir/ritonavir, hydroxychloroquine, and chloroquine. Results recently published on the clinical evaluation of those drugs are compiled in this brief report, although complete data are still impatiently awaited. View Full-Text
Keywords: chloroquine; COVID-19; hydroxychloroquine; lopinavir/ritonavir; plasma; remdesivir; SARS-CoV-2 chloroquine; COVID-19; hydroxychloroquine; lopinavir/ritonavir; plasma; remdesivir; SARS-CoV-2
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Vanden Eynde, J.J. COVID-19: An Update about the Discovery Clinical Trial. Pharmaceuticals 2020, 13, 98.

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