Malaysia to run trials for 2 drugs in Covid-19 treatment


A woman undergoing an RTK-AG swab test for Covid-19 in Petaling Jaya. The Health Ministry is looking at two antiviral medications as part of Covid-19 treatment. – EPA pic, January 22, 2021.

THE Health Ministry is in the midst of developing clinical trials for ivermectin (IVM) and favipiravir, to test the efficacy of the medicines against Covid-19, said Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

“The Institute of Clinical Research and MoH’s infectious disease specialists are in the process of developing a clinical trial on IVM, as well as favipiravir to further ascertain the efficacy of these medicine.


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  • It's already more than 3 months. Any updates on this clinical trial on Ivermectin?

    Posted 2 weeks ago by Choong Ming Chan