Research shows that the drug Imatinib, usually prescribed for Leukemia and gastric cancer, halves mortality and shortens the stay of Covid patients at the ICU by a week. Imatinib is especially effective in the 20 percent most ill Covid patients. However, further research is needed. Follow-up studies will be done by Amsterdam OLVG, the Erasmus Medical Center, the Dijklander Hospital and by the World Health Organisation in the Remapcap study.
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