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Analysis of the performances of the Covid-19 therapeutic approaches in the United Arab Emirates

  • Alberto Boretti1

1Deanship of Research, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahad University, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

DOI: 10.22514/sv.2021.041 Vol.17,Issue 3,May 2021 pp.256-263

Submitted: 22 January 2021 Accepted: 04 February 2021

Published: 08 May 2021

*Corresponding Author(s): Alberto Boretti E-mail: a.a.boretti@gmail.com

Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the performances of the therapeutic approaches adopted in the United Arab Emirates to fight Covid-19 infection.

Methods: Statistical analysis of the number of cases and fatalities for the United Arab Emirates. The fatality rates are compared to those of reference countries adopting different approaches.

Results: The United Arab Emirates outperformed the reference countries with a much smaller number of fatalities. While this number is not only driven by therapies, the different therapeutic approaches are the most important driver.

Conclusions: Combination therapies are most effective than single drug therapies. The use of antivirals especially in the early stages reduces the number of fatalities.


Keywords

Covid-19; Antivirals; Combination therapies


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Alberto Boretti. Analysis of the performances of the Covid-19 therapeutic approaches in the United Arab Emirates. Signa Vitae. 2021. 17(3);256-263.

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