This idea of "repurposing" isn't new. The global healthcare community is working together in unprecedented ways to treat patients and learn from each other.
WATCH: Newsviews Part 1
Many opportunities are underway using already approved drugs in clinical trials to treat COVID-19 patients, providing evidence based medicine to clinicians.
Chicago non-profit, Cures Within Reach, is participating in the latest research on this issue.
WATCH: Newsviews Part 2
President and Chief Operating Officer Barbara Goodman joined Newsviews to talk to the latest developments.