Promising new Covid drugs are in the pipeline. Here they are

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Promising new Covid drugs are in the pipeline. Here they are

Treatments have so far been few and far between, as drug companies focus on building vaccine capacity

Senior reporter

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to roil across the globe, scientists and healthcare professionals are still searching for that Holy Grail — a cure.

In the 18 months since the pandemic began, numerous drugs have been tried on patients to see if they have any outcome in preventing serious illness or death, with mixed results.

This has led to desperate patients and their families grasping unproven medications such as hydroxychloroquine and the animal anti-parasite drug ivermectin...

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