A woman takes a Covid-19 swab test in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 5. Worldwide coronavirus cases are on track to passing the 300 million mark by early next year, according to the WHO. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman takes a Covid-19 swab test in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 5. Worldwide coronavirus cases are on track to passing the 300 million mark by early next year, according to the WHO. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman takes a Covid-19 swab test in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 5. Worldwide coronavirus cases are on track to passing the 300 million mark by early next year, according to the WHO. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: WHO testing three new drugs to treat Covid-19

  • A trial in 52 countries will study anti-inflammatory medications artesunate, imatinib and infliximab for their potential in reducing risk of death in patients
  • Thousands of researchers at more than 600 hospitals worldwide are involved in the Solidarity Plus trial

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman takes a Covid-19 swab test in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 5. Worldwide coronavirus cases are on track to passing the 300 million mark by early next year, according to the WHO. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman takes a Covid-19 swab test in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 5. Worldwide coronavirus cases are on track to passing the 300 million mark by early next year, according to the WHO. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman takes a Covid-19 swab test in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 5. Worldwide coronavirus cases are on track to passing the 300 million mark by early next year, according to the WHO. Photo: EPA-EFE
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