A European clinical trial to evaluate four experimental treatments for COVID-19 starts today. Coordinated by Inserm as part of the Reacting consortium, this trial will include at least 800 French patients with severe forms of COVID-19.

A clinical trial, called Discovery and coordinated by Inserm as part of the Reacting consortium, started in France to test four experimental treatments against COVID-19. This is a European project, the French part of which is financed by the Ministries of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) and Health and Solidarity (MSS). The European part is supported at least by COMBACTE, PREPARE and RECOVER. It is led by Florence Ader, infectiologist in the Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department of the Croix-Rousse Hospital of Lyon University Hospital and researcher at the CIRI International Research Centre in Infectiology (Inserm/CNRS / Claude Bernard University Lyon 1).

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Source: Inserm

Nicole Verbeeck

Nicole Verbeeck

Nicole Verbeeck is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Moonshot for Life, covering global health progress. She is also founder of Juneau Cayenne, a creative design, content and technology lab crafting innovative storytelling experiences for clients in healthcare and life sciences worldwide and she is a healthy food chef focusing on prevention of disease.

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