"Anti-malarial drugs used as treatments", Chinese health officials team top February 19 6:20
With more than 1,800 people killed in the new coronavirus infection in China, a team of experts from the Chinese health authorities treat anti-malarial drugs over the new coronavirus as effective and have no significant side effects He pointed out that drugs should be considered.
In China, 1,868 people have died from the infection with the new coronavirus, and the number of infected people has reached 72,436, including those determined by "clinical diagnosis."
Under such circumstances, Zhongnanshan, the head of a specialist team of Chinese health officials, held a press conference in Guangdong Province in the south of January 18, and the results of clinical trials so far showed that anti-malarial drug chloroquine phosphate was treated. Was effective.
He pointed out that although chloroquine phosphate is not a silver bullet, most of the patients who received it should have a negative virus test within 15 days and have no significant side effects, and should be considered as a therapeutic drug.
Mr Zhong also pointed out that plasma treatment of completely cured patients is relatively safe and effective for severely ill patients.
The Chinese government has called on patients who have been discharged from the hospital to provide plasma for treatment, and will use it for treatment.
On the other hand, Mr. Zong analyzed clinical data from 1099 patients in China and found that 13 had a virus incubation period of more than 14 days, while an average of 4 days had an incubation period of 14 days. Beyond days is a special case.