The ANTICOV study aims to identify one or two treatments that could be used to treat mild and moderate cases of COVID-19, to stop the disease from getting more serious. The goal of the study is to find a treatment to help avoid mass hospitalizations in African health systems with limited intensive care facilities. If successful, it will also have important implications for other regions.
Primary objective: The primary objective is to compare the efficacy of alternative treatment strategies versus control on the risk of progression to severe respiratory disease
Type of study: Interventional; Phase III, treatment
Treatment tested: Antimalarials, antivirals
Countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Sudan, and Uganda
Sample size: Up to 3000 patients
Study participants: Adults over 18 years with mild or moderate COVID-19
Study status: Recruiting
- Study ID: PACTR202006537901307
- Trial registry: Pan African Clinical trials Registry (PACTR)
- Project page
- Press release
Last updated: November 2020
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