Researchers in Australia have announced they may have found a ‘cure’ for Coronavirus via a cocktail of preexisting Malaria and HIV medications.
As The Daily Mail reports:
Drugs used to treat HIV and malaria could be used to tackle the coronavirus, according to scientists in Australia.
A team of infectious disease experts at the University of Queensland in Brisbane say they have seen two existing medications manage to wipe out COVID-19 infections.
Chloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, and HIV-suppressing combination lopinavir/ritonavir have both reportedly shown promising results in human tests and made the virus ‘disappear’ in infected patients.
The drugs are being tested as researchers and doctors around the world scramble to try and find a vaccine, cure or treatment for the deadly virus.
According to the researchers the key to stopping the virus is disability it’s ability to reproduce itself in healthy cells within the body.