More than 100 days into the arrival of the novel coronavirus, there is no vaccine or a specific antiviral medicine to prevent or treat COVID-19, said the World Health Organization (WHO).

“No pharmaceutical products have yet been shown to be safe and effective for the treatment of COVID-19,” the WHO cautioned.

The organization, however, said that some medicines have been suggested as potential investigational therapies.

Many of these are now being studied or will soon have clinical trials, including the international Solidarity trial co-sponsored by the WHO and its partners.

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