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Study reveals potential utility of artemisinin-based treatments against SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net

In a recent, methodologically robust bioRXiv preprint paper, researchers from Germany, Denmark and Hong Kong report in vitro efficacy of extracts from the sweet…

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In a recent, methodologically robust bioRXiv* preprint paper, researchers from Germany, Denmark and Hong Kong report in vitro efficacy of extracts from the sweet wormwood plant (Artemisia annua), but also artemisinin, artesunate, and artemether derivatives against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
The pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 has caused over one million deaths worldwide due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This respiratory and systemic illness is …

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