Appealing for efficient, well organized clinical trials on COVID-19

Posted On 2020-05-10 05:57:28

Background: The rapid emergence of clinical trials on COVID-19 stimulated a wave of discussion in scientific community. It is important to understand the characteristics of the ongoing or pending interventional clinical trials on COVID-19.

Methods: We reviewed the characteristics of interventional trials from Chinese Clinical Trial Registration (ChiCTR) and A total of 171 COVID-19-related interventional trials were identified on Feb 22, 2020. These trials are classified into 4 categories based on treatment modalities, including chemical drugs (CDs), biological therapies (BTs), traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatments and other therapies.

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