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The researchers assessed the possibility of treatment COVID-19 radiation

Russian scientists commented in the interview with "Izvestiya" the possibility of treatment COVID-19 with radiation therapy, expressing doubts about the safety of this method.

The possibility of treatment of coronavirus infection in a similar way previously made by scientists from the US and Canada. So, according to experts from the canadian Cancer centre Jack ady, low-dose x-rays can help against pneumonia, which is often a consequence of coronavirus infection, the study was published in the journal of the European society for radiotherapy and Oncology 6 April. The research group of the cancer Institute of Emory University (USA) has tested the experimental technique on ten patients with coronavirus and pneumonia, the result of irradiated patients recovered four times faster, with side effects, the authors did not reveal.