A promising treatment is baricitinib, which is used to treat Rheumatoid arthritisIt has been believed for months to have potential antiviral properties, but it is certain to be a powerful anti-inflammatory.
This was the point on which the researchers built, as infections caused by severe “Covid-19” infections can be fought through this drug.
Wesley Eli, professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University, USA, says: Corona Virus They are exposed to malfunction in many organs, as a result of excessive inflammation, including respiratory distress syndrome.”
“Despite the progress in treatment with other drugs, reducing the mortality rate among hospitalized patients remains an unresolved urgent need,” he said.
After initial experiments were conducted on 15 patients with corona, and the result was positive, the researchers designed a larger study that includes 1500 patients.
The researchers found that the promising drug reduced the death rate by about 5 percent, and saved the lives of 20 patients who could have died of corona within 60 days.
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