Venezuela’s Maduro Touts Coronavirus ‘Miracle’ Drug on Sunday, Backtracks Tuesday

Maduro on Sunday, January 24th,  presented the drug Carvativir, an oral solution he said was tested on patients. On Tuesday he backtracked from his "miracle drug" claims, saying it was only a "complementary antiviral".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is promoting a “miracle” medication that he said neutralizes COVID-19 with no side effects, a claim doctors said was not backed by science.

Maduro on Sunday, January 24th,  presented the drug Carvativir, an oral solution he said was tested on patients in a Caracas hospital and a sports center used as an emergency medical facility.

“It has gone through a period of nine months of study, experimentation, clinical application. On the sick, on the very sick, on people who have been ventilated, and we recovered them,” he said, during a televised . . .

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