Baricitinib suggested as a treatment for coronavirus
By Michael Woodhead
11 Feb 2020
An artificial intelligence (AI) company has suggested that baricitinib (Olumiant) could a treatment for the novel coronavirus causing pandemic pneumonia. With no treatment yet available for the rapidly spreading fatal respiratory tract infection, an urgent search is underway to identify candidate drugs. Writing in the Lancet, analysts for BenevolentAI, a UK-based AI venture, said they ...