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Mediclinic News : SA MAKING PROGRESS TO START WITH COVID-19 CLINICAL TRIAL

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SA MAKING PROGRESS TO START WITH COVID-19 CLINICAL TRIAL

Date

2020-04-29

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News Description

NEWS24 South Africa has been ready to start with Covid-19 clinical trials for nearly two weeks now and Professor Helen Rees from WITS University, who is coordinating the international study trials in South Africa, says they are making good progress with getting the necessary approvals to get the project started. The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the international clinical trial named, Solidarity, to speed up the testing of different drugs to find evidence-based treatments for Covid-19. South Africa is part of nine other countries Argentina, Bahrain, Canada, France, Iran, Norway, Spain, Switzerland and Thailand that have confirmed to be part of this clinical trial with 5 counties having already started Professor Rees tells DRUM. Forty-five other countries are also contributing to the trial to generate evidence faster on drugs which do work.
Created at 2020/05/04 04:56 PM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2020/05/04 04:56 PM by Mediclinic