Trio of medications showing early promise against coronavirus, UF Health researchers find

Published: Sep 8, 2020 By: Doug Bennett
Category: College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, Department of Medicine

The race to find effective treatments for COVID-19 isn’t just about developing new drugs. University of Florida Health scientists are studying a trio of existing medications known to have broad antiviral activity.

wo of drugs have shown promising results in suppressing the Sars-CoV-2 virus in initial tests on human colon and lung cells that were infected with the coronavirus. The third has shown some antiviral activity but was generally less effective than the other two compounds, the researchers found.

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