Drug for COVID-19 Patients – level 1
Researchers at the University of Albany in the USA study patients with COVID-19. These patients get a special drug. Doctors usually use this drug to treat people with malaria. Malaria is a sickness that people get from insects.
In the past, the US president, Donald Trump, says that the drug could be good for COVID-19 patients, too. In March, officials make it possible to use the drug in hospitals.
Researchers study 1,400 patients. They get the drug. However, they do not feel better. It seems that the drug does not help them.
The result of the study is not official. There are no random people in the study. There must be another study. It must follow official rules.
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