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Heartburn drug could help COVID-19 patients

Posted at 8:41 AM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 13:16:53-04

Patients with COVID-19 who took a common heartburn medication may fare better with the virus.

A study suggests that people who took Famotidine were twice as likely to survive the virus.

The study calls the findings "encouraging," but says there's no evidence the drug prevents infection.