Zinc pyrithione for COVID-19
Zinc pyrithione has been reported as potentially beneficial for early treatment of COVID-19. We have not reviewed these studies. See all other treatments.
Zinc pyrithione is a potent inhibitor of PLPro and cathepsin L enzymes with ex vivo inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 entry and replication, bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/2022.03.03.482819 ,
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