The difficulties with repurposing approved drugs to treat coronavirus infection; or why we aren’t yet ready to give everyone chloroquine!

Executive Summary Many drugs approved to treat other diseases have been proposed to treat coronavirus infection. Some of these drugs block similar viral infections, while others treat inflammation from any cause which could reduce symptoms.  Repositioning approved drugs may allow shortening of the development cycle; however, there is no assurance they will work or beContinue reading “The difficulties with repurposing approved drugs to treat coronavirus infection; or why we aren’t yet ready to give everyone chloroquine!”

Why more young people are getting sick with coronavirus infections…

Executive Summary There has been a noted increase in young people getting seriously sick with coronavirus infection While young people are much less likely to become seriously ill with the infection, it was always clear that it could happen There may be medical reasons behind these serious illnesses including immune problems. Some individuals immune systemsContinue reading “Why more young people are getting sick with coronavirus infections…”