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27 Aug 2021

Ho Chi Minh City uses Molnupiravir for treating Covid-19 patients at home

According to Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long, the Ministry of Health and the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City start using the experimental antiviral drug Molnupiravir to treat Covid-19 patients with mild-symptom from August 27, 2021. He said this while inspecting the Covid-19 prevention and control task in Ho Chi Minh City’s

24 Aug 2021

Molnupiravir – an oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19

A novel coronavirus, originally identified in Wuhan City, China, was reported to the World Health Organization on 31 December 2019, and the associated disease has subsequently become a worldwide pandemic. An effective antiviral therapeutic has since been intensively sought. Coronaviruses use an RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp) for the replication and transcription of their RNA genome.