Right now, vaccines are still claiming the majority of public attention – but safe and effective treatments are a critical weapon in our battle against COVID-19, offering hope of turning a potentially fatal virus into an inherently manageable one.
Although only a few treatments have been approved for use so far, the COVID-19 therapy development space is a hive of activity, with numerous manufacturers working on repurposing existing drugs and innovating new treatments.
In this article, we explore the focus for COVID-19 treatment development, the current COVID-19 treatment landscape and, drawing on real-world data from Ipsos’ new COVID-19 Therapy Monitor, how treatments are being used in real-world clinical practice.
Global vaccines research
As the race to vaccinate the global population gathers speed, the world continues to face many more questions than answers – not only about how long the vaccination process will take, but how it will roll out, willingness to have the vaccine, and once vaccinations have become widespread, how the journey continues back to ‘normal’…?