China buys Russian antiviral drug for the treatment of coronavirus

China buys Russian antiviral drug triazavirin to experience it in the fight with the new Chinese coronavirus (2019-n-CoV), said Deputy Minister of health Sergey Kraevoy.

“even They we are now buy one drug — triazavirin — in order to carry out its clinical studies. The thing that is clearly demonstrated specific antiviral properties is not observed”, — said the Regional. China buys triazavirin to assess the ability of the drug to combat the novel coronavirus.

Triazavirin antiviral agent direct action of the family isoloation for the treatment of influenza, developed by Russian scientists, is produced in the Urals.

Outbreak of pneumonia in the Chinese city of Wuhan began in mid-December 2019, the causative agent was a previously unknown coronavirus 2019-nCoV. The world health organization (who) in late January declared the outbreak an emergency situation of international importance.

According to the Chinese authorities, from pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus, died 4 Feb 425 people, the number of cases exceeded 20.4 thous. people.