The nasal spray in question is developed by Israel, and is described by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a «miraculous» treatment.» EXO-CD24 is a nasal spray developed by Ichilov Medical Center in Israel, with an efficacy of almost 100% (29 out of 30) against Covid, in severe cases», Tweeted Bolsonaro, two days after speaking by phone with Netanyahu, who describes the Brazilian far-right representative as «good friend».
– EXO-CD24 é um nasal spray unwrapped hair Ichilov Medical Center of Israel, with upcoming 100% (29/30) eficacia, in severe cases, against Covid.- Briefly will be sent anVISA or order of analise for emergency use of medicine. pic.twitter.com/BldSkzYZo0 — Jair M. Bolsonaro (@jairbolsonaro)
February 15, 2021
«A request to analyze this medicine for emergency use will shortly be sent to Anvisa (brazil’s health regulator),» Bolsonaro added. the first of three phases of clinical trials, with a nasal spray that developed against covid-19-related respiratory symptoms.The researcher, Nadir Arber, reported that he administered the spray to 30 patients, moderate to severe, and that 29 out of 30 were discharged from hospital three to five days later. The remaining patient also ended up recovering, although it took longer. But the medical center did not say whether it administered placebo to a control group and has not yet published its findings in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. But that didn’t stop Netanyahu from describing the EXO-CD24 as a «miracle» drug last week. Bolsonaro, which often minimizes the pandemic in the second deadest country in the world and criticizes quarantine measures for its economic effects, promoted the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, a gift for malaria and malaria whose use against coronavirus has been challenged by experts.