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Local 12: Trial looks at treating pneumonia associated with COVID-19

Study examines anti-viral medication that could help reduce common complication of the coronavirus

A breakthrough trial is looking at a new anti-viral medication that could help reduce one of the most common complications of the COVID-19 coronavirus: pneumonia.

This new trial is one of a handful across the country looking at an antiviral therapy intended to stop the spread of this virus.

A team at the University of Cincinnati is conducting this research. Brett Kissela, MD, senior associate dean of clinical research at the UC College of Medicine and UC Health physician, is featured. 

Watch the Local 12 segment.

Read more about UC-led clinical trials.

Featured photo/Colleen Kelley/UC Creative + Brand