Effectiveness and safety of azvudine in older adults with mild and moderate COVID-19: a retrospective observational study

The study titled “Effectiveness and safety of azvudine in older adults with mild and moderate COVID-19: a retrospective observational study” evaluated the use of azvudine, a nucleoside analog, in treating older adults with mild or moderate COVID-19. Here’s a detailed summary: Background of the Study: The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted global health, with older adults particularly at risk due to their likelihood of having comorbidities. Despite the known benefits and safety of azvudine in treating COVID-19, there was limited data on its effectiveness and safety in older adult patients. This study aimed to fill this gap​​. Methodology: Conducted at…