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Azithromycin, also known as Zithromax, belongs to the class of medicines known as antibacterials orantibiotics. These medicines kill bacteria (small organisms that can cause infection in humans) or stopbacteria from growing. Patients with weakened immune systems, includingpeople with HIV, tend to have more frequent andmore serious bacterial infections. Azithromycinwas approved by the FDA on June 14, 1996, formany uses, including the prevention and treatmentof Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) inpersons with advanced HIV infection. It is alsobeing investigated to see how well it works inpreventing other kinds of bacterial infections inpeople with HIV.
Azithromycin trial fails to provide evidence of benefit in COVID-19

Azithromycin trial fails to provide evidence of benefit in COVID-19

Remdesivir likely to be highly effective treatment for COVID-19

Remdesivir likely to be highly effective treatment for COVID-19

Researchers use AI platform to identify best combination of available therapies against COVID-19.

Researchers use AI platform to identify best combination of available therapies against COVID-19.

Using AI to find optimal combination of available therapies against SARS-CoV-2

Using AI to find optimal combination of available therapies against SARS-CoV-2

Chloroquine/hydroxychloroquine could treat COVID-19 infection

Chloroquine/hydroxychloroquine could treat COVID-19 infection

Excessive use of antibiotics during COVID-19 pandemic could intensify drug resistance

Excessive use of antibiotics during COVID-19 pandemic could intensify drug resistance

Steam inhalation therapy found to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 virions

Steam inhalation therapy found to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 virions

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Drugs targeting neutrophils could reduce ARDS in severe COVID-19

Drugs targeting neutrophils could reduce ARDS in severe COVID-19

Aspirin to be tested as a potential COVID-19 treatment as part of RECOVERY trial

Aspirin to be tested as a potential COVID-19 treatment as part of RECOVERY trial

Study suggests honey and Nigella sativa expedites viral clearance in COVID-19 patients

Study suggests honey and Nigella sativa expedites viral clearance in COVID-19 patients

Hydroxychloroquine not associated with prolonged heart rhythm intervals in RA or lupus patients

Hydroxychloroquine not associated with prolonged heart rhythm intervals in RA or lupus patients

Fight against trachoma disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic

Fight against trachoma disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic

Research finds increase in risky sexual behavior and STIs despite COVID-19 pandemic

Research finds increase in risky sexual behavior and STIs despite COVID-19 pandemic

Simple method provides real-time surveillance to control the spread of drug-resistant gonorrhea

Simple method provides real-time surveillance to control the spread of drug-resistant gonorrhea

Template for COVID-19 management in a rural health system

Template for COVID-19 management in a rural health system

News coverage contributes to drug shortages in COVID-19

News coverage contributes to drug shortages in COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 and anti-COVID-19 drugs activate Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus

SARS-CoV-2 and anti-COVID-19 drugs activate Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus

Azithromycin use for treating COVID-19 may increase risk of cardiac events

Azithromycin use for treating COVID-19 may increase risk of cardiac events

AI and machine learning tools can help separate COVID-related claims

AI and machine learning tools can help separate COVID-related claims