University of Hong Kong researchers used three antivirals on Covid-19 patients in the city and found they were more effective than a single commonly used drug to help those infected. Photo: EPA-EFE University of Hong Kong researchers used three antivirals on Covid-19 patients in the city and found they were more effective than a single commonly used drug to help those infected. Photo: EPA-EFE
University of Hong Kong researchers used three antivirals on Covid-19 patients in the city and found they were more effective than a single commonly used drug to help those infected. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Hong Kong researchers find three-drug combination suppresses virus nearly twice as fast as drug held up as major hope against pandemic

  • Covid-19 patients on the antivirals are free of their mild-to-moderate symptoms in half the time as those only medicated with HIV drug Kaletra, researchers say
  • Expert not involved in the University of Hong Kong study says it represents ‘a step towards finding a much-needed therapy’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
University of Hong Kong researchers used three antivirals on Covid-19 patients in the city and found they were more effective than a single commonly used drug to help those infected. Photo: EPA-EFE University of Hong Kong researchers used three antivirals on Covid-19 patients in the city and found they were more effective than a single commonly used drug to help those infected. Photo: EPA-EFE
University of Hong Kong researchers used three antivirals on Covid-19 patients in the city and found they were more effective than a single commonly used drug to help those infected. Photo: EPA-EFE
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