New drug to treat COVID-19 is ready for human testing

VSY Biotechnology Research Centre has developed a drug for treatment of COVID-19 called TR-C 19.

The company is very excited to announce the new drug developed to treat COVID-19 by the VSY Biotechnology R&D team. Studies have shown that TR-C 19 can neutralise the virus isolated under laboratory conditions.

TR-C19 developed by VSY Biotechnology
Studies have shown that TR-C 19 can neutralise the virus isolated under laboratory conditions

Authority approval

The drug is now at the authority approval stage for usage on voluntary COVID-19 patients and clinical trial. Health authorities accelerate their evaluation of TR-C 19 considering public health emergency conditions.

Dr Ercan Varlibas, the chairman of the Board of Directors of VSY Biotechnology GmbH states: “At VSY Biotechnology, we have completed many pioneering R&D projects by producing new technologies thanks to our R&D team and innovation power. Our TR-C 19 project is one of the most meaningful projects that we have been developing.”

Clinical trials

Clinical and voluntary trials will be organised in partnership with SBU. The initial results of voluntary patient trials will be shared publicly in the coming weeks.

VSY Biotechnology is a progressive and innovative company that focuses on consumer satisfaction by creating superior state-of-the-art ophthalmology and orthopedics products designed and manufactured to greatly enhance and improve vision and comfort for a wide range of patients around the globe. To meet the needs of patients and healthcare professionals around the globe, VSY Biotechnology serves to more than 66 countries around the globe from the headquarter in Germany.

Visit the official COVID-19 government website to stay informed: sacoronavirus.co.za