Study: antidepressant drug may prevent severe COVID-19
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A new study suggests that a generic antidepressant drug can help prevent severe COVID-19 and a researcher with the University of Virginia is contributing to these findings.
Alban Gaultier’s research found Fluvoxamine may prevent severe cases of COVID-19. Results from a clinical trial based on his findings show a 60% reduction in hospitalizations of patients with COVID-19, as well as a 90% reduction in death.
Gaultier says the treatment is very affordable, too.
“It costs $5 for the full treatment for 10 days,” Gaultier said.
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