Favipiravir – a possible drug to treat COVID-19?

Favipiravir is an antiviral drug. Results from China have shown that favipiravir seemed to be effective in treating COVID-19 in Wuhan and Shenzhen.

Favipavir molecule

Pendant of favipiravir in silver with the F-atom as a blue enameled silver ball, N-atoms as oxidized silver balls and the oxygens as silver balls.