In Japan have found a drug that blocks coronavirus

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Doctors from Japan stated that it had found a drug capable of inhibiting a coronavirus. We are talking about nelfinavir, which is used to treat HIV, reports the website “Arguments and facts”.

it turned Out that this drug can reduce the replication activity of the pathogen COVID-19 and thereby block the propagation of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

At the same time, experts add that the proven tools against coronavirus infection is not yet invented.

Earlier it was reported that the CPS develops three vaccines against coronavirus. The head of the Department Anna Popova said that the base of one of the vaccines already in use and harmless. According to her, she is now undergoing additional studies to further use it against the coronavirus.

the day on the territory of Russia revealed 2558 new cases COVID-19. Coronavirus was detected in 62 regions of the country. Recorded 18 deaths, and marked 179 recovered individuals.

Total to date in Russia was 18 328 cases of the coronavirus in 82 regions. For the entire period recorded 148 deaths, recovered 1470 people.

In Russia was 18328 infections COVID-19

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