Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? We hope the weekend break was something of a respite from the dizzying pace of concerning events occurring beyond your front door. Nonetheless, the world keeps spinning and here we are, once again, at the dawn of another working week. On that note, we are firing up the coffee kettle and searching for items of interest. We hope your day is manageable and productive. Meanwhile, here are some tidbits. Stay safe, everyone.
A team of researchers reported that nearly 70 drugs and experimental compounds may be effective in treating the coronavirus, The New York Times writes. Some of the medications are already used to treat other diseases, and repurposing them to treat Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, may be faster than trying to invent a new antiviral from scratch. The list of drug candidates appeared in a study published on the website bioRxiv and the researchers have submitted the paper to a journal for publication.