Gina Digs Deep

By 24/04/2020COVID-19, News, Philanthropy

Article by Staff Reporter courtesy of the Daily Telegraph

AUSTRALIA’S richest women Gina Rinehart is bankrolling a world-first international coronavirus “multitherapy” drug trial to be led by a crack team of researchers.

Dubbed The Alliance COVID-19 trial, hospitals in Australia and the US will treat patients with a combination of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, zinc, the antibiotic azithromycin and high-dose intravenous vitamin C.

The mining magnate has gifted $2.6 million, which will co-ordinate the 4000-strong international study, plus another $2 million to mostly US hospitals.