TODAY.AZ / World news

Turkey manages to produce its first anti-coronavirus drug

13 June 2020 [14:47] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

For the first time in Turkey, the country managed to manufacture a synthetic drug against coronavirus (COVID-19), Trend reports.

“With a team of 32 people in just 40 days, we produced a very important drug,” said Mustafa Varank, Turkish Minister of Industry and Technology.

"The drug is undergoing a licensing phase. Once licensed, the local synthetic drug will be used in the treatment of patients with coronavirus (COVID-19). It is planned to export this medicine,” Varank added.

Earlier, the Turkish experts produced the apparatus for artificial lung ventilation, and exported it to many countries at a record speeds. Following this successful achievement, the country's scientists have achieved the production of anti-coronavirus drug.


Print version

Views: 804

Connect with us. Get latest news and updates.

Recommend news to friend

  • Your name:
  • Your e-mail:
  • Friend's name:
  • Friend's e-mail: