A Fast Track for Testing Antiviral Treatments

Repurposing previously approved medicines could accelerate finding treatments for COVID-19.

Finding candidate treatments

Finding candidates with a high therapeutic index

Skipping steps by repurposing previously approved treatments

Antiviral testing. Treatments previously approved for other uses can skip Phase 0 and Phase 1 testing, which accelerates the process. [Credit: Nancy R. Gough, Ph.D., BioSerendipity, LLC]

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