Drug against Corona? Cancer cures Covid-19-patients in Germany | world

Significant progress in the search for a Coronavirus-the drug in Germany. Marburg researcher in the treatment of a Covid-19-patient a "remarkable" success.

Drug against Corona? Cancer cures Covid-19-patients in Germany | world

Significant progress in the search for a Coronavirus-the drug in Germany. Marburg researcher in the treatment of a Covid-19-patient a "remarkable" success.

Coronavirus *: German researchers achieve a success in search of a Covid-19-drug . Marburg patient is cured by the cancer drug Ruxolitinib . Possible drug against Corona* ? Clinical study in the order given.

Munich/Marburg - This message makes in the Coronavirus pandemic in Germany and the Covid-19-crisis in the world courage: German researchers see promising approaches in the treatment of severe Corona-diseases * with a cancer drug .

drug against the Coronavirus? German researchers cure Corona-patient

scientists at the University of Marburg reported the successful treatment of a 65-year-old Covid-19-patient with Ruxolitinib .

After a infection with the pathogens Sars-CoV-2 * the patient have failure in acute lung and other organ damage suffered, the researchers said. She had to be ventilated accordingly to a intensive care with a ventilator .

However, according to the gift of the cancer drug have improved breathing and function of the heart in the Mittsechzigerin quickly. More still: From the tenth day of her stay in the Clinic, the woman could be weaned off gradually from the ventilator. And: the multiplication of The virus was reduced.

drug against Corona - it is lung failure due to Covid-19 heal?

researchers of the Hessian University of Marburg , to research on also a vaccine against Corona will lead the ultimately good history of the in the meantime, heavy Covid-19-disease on treatment with the anticancer agent Ruxolitinib back.

+ Spectacular: Corona research at the University of Marburg.©picture alliance/dpa / Frank Rumpenhorst

they called the course of the recovery is "remarkable". The progress should be used. The Federal Institute for drugs and medical devices approved a clinical study in which the scientists deny the use of Ruxolitinib against lung by Covid-19* want to study.

Corona-patients: cancer drug Ruxolitinib shows effect

The hopes for the medicine are large. Because: The woman is apparently not an isolated case. According to the figures, several Corona-patients were treated with cancer drug Ruxolitinib successfully.

cancer doctors Andreas Neubauer reported: "In all, the medium is longer than a week, have been administered, it has become good in the end." Now clinical studies to provide further information.

pm with the Material of the AFP

*merkur.de is part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors network

Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 15:34

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