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Cape Town | A study funded by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has revealed that nitazoxanide (NTZ), an oral antiparasitic agent with antiviral properties, was ineffective in improving outcomes in ambulatory patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19.