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At this point in time, when does it look like we might have a reliable and effective treatment(s) for Covid-19? I know a vaccine is about a year away, but in the meantime having a treatment to keep people out of the hospital and/or off ventilators would do a lot to ease people’s fears and anxieties about this pandemic. With lots of clinical trials currently underway for treatments, I am hoping to hear some good news soon.
I could dodge the questions by quoting Yogi Berra: “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
What I can tell you I have never seen a faster pace of research and I wouldn’t be surprised if we had some significant good news about treatment maybe in next 3 months or sooner, and within the next 6 months for sure. Prophylaxis with meds and vaccines are likely further off. There, my guesses are on record now.
We are all in this together.
Brian Koffman MDCM (retired), MS Ed