Skvortsova: the proven effectiveness of

the head of the Federal medico-biological Agency Veronika Skvortsova said that researchers have proven the antiviral effectiveness of the drug “Mefloquine” in respect of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 .

According to her, during testing, the drug completely blocked the development of the cytopathic action of the virus in cell culture at a concentration of 2 mg per 1 l, which is achieved in plasma after administration in therapeutic doses, allowed for the person.

In a press-service FMBA added that the study was conducted in NPC “parsemeta” with the participation of the 48th Central research Institute of the Ministry of defense.

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