New drug against coronavirus: 99 percent success achieved, new symptoms announced
It has been announced that the Spanish pharmaceutical company PharmaMar has achieved 99 percent success in the animal trial of the drug developed against the new type of corona virus (Covid-19) epidemic. On the other hand, new symptoms of Kovid-19 have also emerged.
It has been announced that the Spanish pharmaceutical company PharmaMar has achieved 99 percent success in the animal trial of the drug developed against the new type of corona virus (Covid-19) epidemic.
In the article published in Science magazine Science, it was stated that animals infected with Covid-19 were examined by giving a drug called Aplidin (plitidepsin).
99 PERCENT SUCCESS ACHIEVED
In the article, it was noted that there was a 99 percent reduction in Covid-19 viruses in the lungs of animals thanks to the drug in question.
It was stated that the drug, which was originally designed for cancer treatments, will move to the 3rd stage in clinical trials after the results obtained and clinical studies can be expanded for the treatment of Covid-19.
It has been reported that the drug works by blocking the eEF1A protein found in human cells and has an antiviral effect against Covid-19.
Following the article published about Aplidin, PharmaMar's shares on the Madrid stock exchange rose 21 percent.
NEW SYMPTOMS ALSO APPEAR
On the other hand, in a study conducted by doctors affiliated to La Paz University Hospital and Madrid Health Services department in Madrid, it was announced that the symptoms of Kovid-19 can be seen on the tongue, soles and palms.
In the studies conducted on Covid-19 patients who were treated in the field hospital established in April 2020 at the fair area in Madrid, it was claimed that "tongue growth in connection with loss of taste, wounds and roughness on the tongue are also one of the symptoms of Covid-19".
In the study, it was stated that Covid-19, which manifests itself with more fever, cough, and extreme fatigue, can also give symptoms with "burning sensation on the palms and soles of the feet, peeling and redness.