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Bulgarian medicine shows good results in treatment of Covid-19 patients

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The anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin may be effective in the treatment of patients with coronavirus. As early as May, a trial of the drug began in Bulgaria, as the team is entirely Bulgarian and 30 patients have already been recruited in 9 hospitals.

The study in Bulgaria began after information from Australian scientists in April and clinical studies on patients in Spain, Brazil and the United States. The director of the Bulgarian Drug Agency, Bogdan Kirilov, said that the drug has been used for decades against various infections and therefore the drug itself has a known safety profile.

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