Coronavirus drug tested successfully in France. French scientists report successful results in a clinical trial of a combination of two existing drugs – hydroxychloroquine and azithomycin – against the new coronavirus. The studies were published in the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.

In laboratory tests, the preparations showed activity against coronavirus and chloroquine was used as a recommended antiviral agent for the treatment of COVID 19 in China. More clinical studies are needed to use some of the drugs.