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A pill containing two HIV drugs that was touted as a potential treatment for the novel coronavirus was not effective, according to a study released late on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

A test in Chinese patients with severe COVID-19 disease found the 99 who received AbbVie Inc.’s Kaletra, a combination of lopinavir and ritonavir, fared no better than the 100 who received standard care.

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