Ukraine has entered into agreements with two companies from the United States on the supply of innovative drugs to the country for the treatment of coronavirus.
Minister of Health Viktor Lyashko stated this on the air of the Ukraine 24 TV channel. According to him, one of the companies has Ukraine in the top 6 countries where it will supply these drugs first and foremost. We have already reserved 300,000 courses for our country.
«These are direct-acting drugs that are currently at the third stage of clinical trials. We think this is a breakthrough that, together with vaccinations, will enable us to overcome the pandemic.»
Chief Sanitary Doctor
Lyashko also added that it is about direct-acting drugs that fight off the virus. They have not yet been used in practice.
Context. Earlier, scientists at Oxford University created a new drug against coronavirus consisting of a mixture of two types of antibodies.