What are the latest developements in the area of therapeutics? These are investigational in nature. According to the CDC website: "There are no drugs or other therapeutics presently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent or treat COVID-19."
"FDA has created a special emergency program for possible coronavirus therapies, the Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program (CTAP). The program uses every available method to move new treatments to patients as quickly as possible, while at the same time finding out whether they are helpful or harmful. "
**FDA approved but not for COVID-19
University of Washington Article
What’s in the works, and when might a coronavirus treatment be ready for the general public? Paul Gisbert Auwaerter, M.B.A., M.D., an expert in infection prevention, provides an overview of what the future might hold.
John Hopkins Medicine Article
There are no drugs or other therapeutics presently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent or treat COVID-19. Current clinical management includes infection prevention and control measures and supportive care, including supplemental oxygen and mechanical ventilatory support when indicated.
What's New in the Guidelines
Last Updated: July 30, 2020
"The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines is published in an electronic format that can be updated in step with the rapid pace and growing volume of information regarding the treatment of COVID-19."