Out of 860 worldwide, more than thirty studies were launched in France to find a cure for the Corona virus, according to Professor Florence Adair, an infectious disease specialist responsible for one of these programs. Among these studies, four potential treatments, including the controversial hydroxychloroquine drug, will be tested.
More than thirty studies and tests have started in France to develop covid-19 pandemic treatments out of 860 around the world, according to Professor Florence Adair, an infectious disease specialist responsible for one of these programs.
explained during a press conference in Paris that these tests include 1,600 infected people, explaining that “the search for a treatment for the emerging corona virus is taking place at a very rapid pace.”
It is noteworthy that Adair oversees the “Discovery” program, which was launched in several European countries with the aim of finding an effective vaccine for the Corona virus.
This large-scale clinical trial, launched on March 22, aims to test four potential treatments, including the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine, on 3,200 patients in Europe, including at least 800 in France. But it only includes patients in critical condition who have been hospitalized.
Adir confirmed that “this test previously included about 700 patients” in France, noting that there are 150 projects in the world aiming to develop a vaccine against the Corona virus, one of which is carried out by the Pasteur Institute in France to “begin its experiments in humans by the summer.”
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned Sunday that China and the United States are on the verge of a “new cold war”, rejecting US “lies” about the emerging Corona virus, while pointing to his country’s openness to an international effort to find out its source.
Continuing the escalating war of words with Washington over the epidemic and Beijing’s move to tighten control of Hong Kong, Wang Yi said the United States had been hit by a “political virus” that forced officials there to attack China continuously. “We have noticed that some political forces in the United States take American-Chinese relations hostage and push the two countries toward a new Cold War,” Wang Yi told the press
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