Kenya All Set for COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Researchers are seeking approval to conduct the trials to determine if Remdesivir, an antiretroviral drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency treatment of COVID-19, as well as the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, and Lopinavir/ritonavir can effectively treat COVID-19 patients in Kenya.

Dr Loice Achieng Ombajo at the Kenyatta National Hospital Infectious Disease Unit. She is the principal investigator in the study.

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