Coronavirus cure: What progress are we making on treatments? – BBC News

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And some progress has been made in the search for effective medicines. What work is being done to find treatments? More than 150 different drugs are being researched around the world. Most are existing drugs that are being trialled against the virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the Solidarity trial aimed at assessing …

Ivermectin emerges as possible treatment option for Covid-19

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Could a drug discovered in the 1970s help to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic? New evidence from research in Australia shows that the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin can inhibit the virus that causes Covid-19 from replicating in cells in the lab. While findings show promise, the news should be greeted with caveats, according to Donegal scientist Professor …