China Uses Old To Fight New As Repurposed Drugs Take Coronavirus Role
Antimalarial Among Those Added To Guidelines
Several newly repurposed drugs, including a Bayer antimalarial, have shown potential benefits against the new coronavirus, promoting China to add several to its latest revised treatment guidelines.
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