Sidelined by vaccines? What’s the latest research on COVID medication and treatments?

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    Researchers have been working tirelessly to find an effective treatment for people with COVID-19. Vaccines are stealing the headlines and the financing. That’s the main complaint of scientists in search of a COVID therapy. Treatments are still elusive, despite hundreds of drugs being developed or repurposed. But thousands of people are dying from the disease every day. Preventing it from killing people is vital. But doing so can take many forms. Here’s a look at the most promising medications being tested.

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