Colchicine drug utilized in the fight against coronavirus in Greece

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Colchicine drug utilized in the fight against coronavirus in GreeceThe drug is included for use in patients outside the hospital

The committee of experts of the health ministry gave the green light for colchicine, an inexpensive medicine for heart diseases, to be included in the protocol of oral treatments in patients with Covid-19, after the results of a large Canadian study in which Greece participated, ANA reports.
The study showed that the administration of colchicine to Covid-19 patients "reduced mortality by 44 pct, hospitalization by 25 pct and the need for intubation by 50 pct," professor of cardiology Spyros Deftereos, who coordinated the study in Greece, said to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA). 

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