AustralaSian COVID-19 Trial opens in India

AustralaSian COVID-19 Trial opens in India

The AustralaSian COVID-19 Trial (ASCOT) has been expanded into India, with the first patients recruited to the first two sites, Christian Medical College and Hospital Ludhiana in Punjab and Sterling Multispecialty Hospital in Pune, Maharashtra.

ASCOT aims to discover which existing treatments are most effective in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 and whether they will prevent patients deteriorating to the point of needing a ventilator in the Intensive Care Unit. ASCOT has partnered with the George Institute for Global Health to oversee the trial in India given its substantial experience operating clinical trials in the country with a presence in 21 states.

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