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China Approves Genuine Biotech's HIV Drug For COVID Patients
Reuters ^ | 07/25/22

Posted on 07/25/2022 7:41:54 AM PDT by Enlightened1

BEIJING, July 25 (Reuters) - China on Monday gave conditional approval to domestic firm Genuine Biotech's Azvudine pill to treat certain adult patients with COVID-19, adding another oral treatment option against the coronavirus.

The availability of effective COVID vaccines and treatments is crucial in laying the groundwork for China's potential pivoting from its "dynamic COVID zero" policy, which aims to eliminate every outbreak - however small - and relies on mass testing and strict quarantining.

The Azvudine tablet, which China approved in July last year to treat certain HIV-1 virus infections, has been given a conditional green light to treat adult patients with "normal type" COVID, the National Medical Products Administration said in a statement.

"Normal type" COVID is a term China uses to refer to coronavirus infections where there are signs of pneumonia, but the patients haven't reached a severe stage.

China in February allowed the use of Pfizer's oral treatment Paxlovid in adults with mild-to-moderate COVID and high risk of progressing to a severe condition. In 2020, it approved the use of Lianhuaqingwen capsules, a traditional Chinese medicine-style formula, to alleviate symptoms of COVID such as fever and cough.

In a late-stage clinical trial, 40.4% of patients taking Azvudine showed improvement in symptoms seven days after first taking the drug, compared with 10.9% in the control group, Henan province-based Genuine Biotech said in a statement earlier this month, without providing detailed readings.

Other Chinese companies developing potential oral COVID treatments include Shanghai Junshi Biosciences (688180.SS) and Kintor Pharmaceutical (9939.HK).

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: china; covidpatients; drug; hiv

1 posted on 07/25/2022 7:41:54 AM PDT by Enlightened1
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To: Enlightened1

I’d rather inject bleach.

2 posted on 07/25/2022 7:50:27 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Enlightened1
I am no biologist, so I'm ignorant. I say that up front.

COVID-19 is a coronavirus. A respiratory disease.

HIV is a retrovirus. A retrovirus is a type of virus that inserts a DNA copy of its RNA genome into the DNA of a host cell that it invades, thus changing the genome of that cell.

The bioweapon engineers really outdid themselves on this one. And the vaccine seems worse than the virus.

3 posted on 07/25/2022 7:51:43 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (We are already in a revolutionary period, and the Rule of Law means nothing. It's "whatever".)
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To: Enlightened1

Kind of gives credibility to the claim early on that Covid was bioengineered with an HIV component to destroy the immune system.

4 posted on 07/25/2022 8:00:25 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith…)
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To: metmom

And as is typical of our pharmaceutical industry, they can now develop new drugs to fight HIV as a symptom of the COVID vax.

It’s not about solutions, it’s about a continuous revenue stream. Ivermectin was dismissed, because it works. Now instead of being intellectually honest and saying the COVID vax is the root cause for the HIV, they’re saying you need another therapy to fix the fix. Riiight.

5 posted on 07/25/2022 8:05:55 AM PDT by rarestia (“A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.” -Hamilton)
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To: skeeter

“I’d rather inject bleach”.

No one in their right mind trusts any government.

6 posted on 07/25/2022 8:09:54 AM PDT by laplata (They want each crisis to take the greatest toll possible.)
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To: Enlightened1

HIV , COVID and Monkeypox = one ?

7 posted on 07/25/2022 10:25:53 AM PDT by butlerweave
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To: ClearCase_guy

Tucker Carlson last night and on 7/21 talked about articles in Lancet and another medical magazine that said COVID vaccines affect and lower the body’s immune systems. Patients over 80 had worse immunity post-vaccines. Also, HIV causes accelerated aging of 14 years, even when treated with antiretrovirals. I don’t know if there is HIV in their drug for HIV patients, but I’d definitely research that, before taking that drug.

8 posted on 07/26/2022 7:19:40 PM PDT by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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To: NetAddicted; ClearCase_guy

If you want to read my article I posted, check keyword Tucker Carlson or Twitchy or VAIDS.

9 posted on 07/26/2022 7:22:36 PM PDT by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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To: metmom; NetAddicted

I’m not sure if you’ve read it, but I posted an article about Tucker Carlson talking about how COVID vaccines reduce the body’s immune system. To find and read this article, check keywords TuckerCarlson or Twitchy or VAIDS.

10 posted on 07/26/2022 7:28:06 PM PDT by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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