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Gout Drug Could Help Fight COVID-19 | Digital Trends Spanish

The number of coronavirus infections has skyrocketed in recent weeks in the United States. For this reason, scientists are looking for other alternatives to try to stop the pandemic, beyond vaccines. In this sense, a group of researchers from the University of Georgia has highlighted the antiviral properties of probenecid, which is used to treat gout disease. The study published in Nature's Scientific Reports highlights that probenecid possesses broad antiviral properties, making it a good candidate not only for SARS-CoV-2, but for other common and deadly respiratory viruses such as RSV and influenza. Probenecid is an FDA-approved drug primarily used to treat gout, and is already widely available in the United States. This drug has been on the market for over 40 years and has minimal ...