April 29, 2020Coronavirus in France, Doctors Used a Cure for Arthritis to Treat COVID-19

Coronavirus in France, Doctors Used a Cure for Arthritis to Treat COVID-19

Over the last day in France , 437 people died from coronavirus, and the total number of deaths rose to 23,293. As of April 28, 2020, from the outbreak of the epidemic, 14,497 people died in hospitals, and 8,796 – in nursing homes. Here, in recent days, an increase in mortality has been recorded again after several days of slowdown.

At the same time, the number of hospitalized patients continues to decrease in the country. Now the number of hospitalization is 28,055 with 4,608 being in serious condition.

To overcome the coronavirus, doctors used a cure for arthritis. French scientists have received the first positive results of studies on the use of rheumatoid arthritis in the treatment of coronavirus infection, follows from a press release from the French organization Assistance publique – Hopitaux de Paris.

– It is believed that in patients with pneumonia due to COVID-19, a “cytokine storm” caused by a malfunction in immunity leads to acute respiratory failure and death. The CORIMUNO-19 platform was developed to evaluate the effectiveness and tolerance of various immunomodulators and other treatment methods for adult patients with severe COVID-19 infection using a series of multicenter randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that began on March 27, 2020, the press release said.

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