Experts all over the world are working hard to find more viable treatments for the symptoms of the terrible Covid-19, the disease that is triggered by the novel coronavirus.
There are also a few vaccines that are on their way, and all these new revelations should ease people’s mind from the terrible news that 2020 has been bringing in on a daily basis. It’s true that tragedies have happened so far and we’ve been bombarded by Wuhan-related bad news all over the media, but the positive achievements are also worth noting.
Today, we have great news, and it’s about a new drug which seems to be able to stop the spread of the virus in just 24 hours!
This drug stops the spread of coronavirus in 24 hours
Entrepreneur.com notes that even if we have some vaccines which are on their way, mass vaccination is still not available yet, and this is definitely critical for stopping community transmission.
The great news is that the new antiviral drug MK-4482 / EIDD-2801 or Molnupiravir, has managed to suppress “completely” the transmission of the coronavirus in just 24 hours, according to studies by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of Georgia State University.
“This is the first demonstration of an orally available drug that quickly blocks the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, so it could be a game-changer,” experts just explained in the work published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
Un prometedor antivírico que rompe la cadena de transmisión:
El tratamiento terapéutico de animales infectados con MK-4482/EIDD-2801 reduce la carga de SARS-CoV-2 en el tracto respiratorio superior y suprime por completo la propagación en hurones.https://t.co/WaMnNk6aao
— José Manuel Bautista (@1000genes) December 5, 2020
This is definitely a mind-blowing discovery. The drug has been reportedly developed at Emory University in Atlanta by the drug innovation company Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory (DRIVE), which was licensed by Ridgeback Biotherapeutics.
Today, 3 brilliant, brave ICU physicians told the people of the world how to save themselves from COVID19. The thousands projected to die in the months before most can be vaccinated do NOT have to perish. Drs. Marik, Kory & Varon are heroes. https://t.co/byryp23pnJ #ivermectin pic.twitter.com/m5U9y6S7yM
— Frontline Covid-19 Critical Care (@Covid19Critical) December 4, 2020
It’s also important to note the fact that this particular drug has been initially created to treat the flu and prevent the virus from making copies of itself, according to the latest reports. We suggest that you check out all the available details in the study mentioned above.