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The Japanese have created a drug for the treatment of influenza in days

Photo: UNN to draw conclusions about the effectiveness of the drug under “field conditions” will in the winter of 2019

The Creator of the drugs company Shionogi & Co. claims that the patient required only one dose of the drug for complete recovery.

The Japanese company Shionogi & Co. announced that is preparing to release a drug that can kill the flu virus in 24 hours. As reported by ScienceAlert, the most effective modern drugs it takes 72 hours.

A new drug is poloxamer marbocyl (baloxavir marboxil). The makers of the drug claim that the patient required only one dose of the drug for complete recovery. The third phase of clinical trials of the drug ended in January.

The Ministry of health, labour and welfare of Japan has approved the release of the drug in early February of 2018. The manufacturer is waiting for the official permission in March .

If the Ministry will issue a permit, the first batch of the drug is scheduled to release in may 2018. To draw conclusions about the effectiveness of the drug under “field conditions” will in the winter of 2019. Will it be sold in other countries, is still unknown.

We will remind, in Ukraine, many schools have closed on quarantine from-for flu epidemics.

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