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Dr. Joseph Conigliaro discusses treatments for COVID-19 and answers viewer questions

A drug that many Americans take to ease heartburn is being investigated as a potential coronavirus treatment, and a study of coronavirus patients encouraged researchers to keep looking into it.

News 12 Staff

May 15, 2020, 1:24 PM

Updated 1,494 days ago

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A drug that many Americans take to ease heartburn is being investigated as a potential coronavirus treatment, and a study of coronavirus patients encouraged researchers to keep looking into it.

Dr. Joseph Conigliaro is the lead investigator on the Feinstein Institutes clinical trial looking at the drug famotidine, the active ingredient in PepcidAC, to treat COVID-19.
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He gave an update on what the clinical trial revealed and what we now know about treatments for COVID-19.

He also answered viewer questions about COVID-19.
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