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Russia, after approving Japanese Covid-19 drug, to roll out 'game changer' next week

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The drug works by short-circuiting the reproduction mechanism of certain RNA viruses such as influenza.

[MOSCOW] Russia will start administering its first approved antiviral drug to treat coronavirus patients next week, its state financial backer told Reuters, a move it described as "a game changer" that should speed a return to normal economic life.

Russian hospitals can begin giving the...

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