Three were included in the list of recommended for the treatment of coronavirus infection in adults, it follows from the temporary guidelines of the Ministry of Health of Russia and the Russian Ministry of Health and the Russian Ministry of Health on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of new coronavirus infection.
According to the recommendations, in the treatment of coronavirus infection in adults should use “Ribavirin”, “Lopinavir/Ritonavir” and Recombinant interferon beta-1b. It is noted that “Ribavirin” is an antiviral agent that quickly penetrates infected cells and reduces viral load, suppresses the synthesis of viral RNA.
According to the instructions, “Lopinavir and Ritonavir” is a treatment for HIV infection. Recombinant interferon beta-1b is a treatment for multiple sclerosis. In particular, it launches the creation of a number of proteins with antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects. In late December 2019, Chinese authorities reported an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown origin in the city of Wuhan. The first cases were related to the seafood market. Experts have previously determined that the pathogen was a new type of coronavirus – 2019-nCoV. According to the latest data, the total number of cases of pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus in China reached 7,711 people, of which 170 died.
Outside mainland China, cases of infection have been reported in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, USA, Canada, Vietnam, Singapore, Nepal, France, Australia, Malaysia, Germany, Finland.