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Korean researchers find drug that is more effective in treating COVID-19 than remdesivir

A research team at the Institute Pasteur Korea have identified a drug that appears to be more effective in treating COVID-19 than Gilead’s remdesivir. The drug is called Nafamostat, which is used to treat pancreatic cancer, and it is a potent antiviral inhibitor. This was proven to be the most effective out of 24 therapeutic candidates, with these drugs being tested in an experiment with a Vero cell culture. Vero cells are a cell lineage that originated from the kidney of the African Green monkey, and it is frequently…