King & Queen of Spain hold a video conference with Clínico San Carlos to discuss the WHO Solidarity Trial
The King and Queen of Spain continued to work from home and hold video conferences and telephone calls.
Their Majesties held a joint video conference with the medical team and scientist at the Hospital Clínico San Carlos in Madrid. The Clínico San Carlos (San Carlos Clinic) is the first hospital in Spain and the second in the world to participate in the global 'Solidarity Trial' launched by the World Health Organization (WHO).
It aims to discover an effective treatment against COVID-19. The study will potentially include thousands of patients from many countries and will compare the safety and effectiveness of four different drugs or drug combinations against COVID-19. The trial will decrease the time needed to gather evidence regarding which drugs work. The information will be uploaded onto an electronic platform, where it will be analyzed by the WHO.
Earlier in the day, Queen Letizia spoke with the director of the Fundación Secretariado Gitano FSG (Gypsy Secretariat Foundation), Isidro Rodríguez, who conveyed concern for the 47,000 people living in vulnerable settlements and areas who face particular disadvantages during the COVID-19 crisis.
Queen Letizia wore a navy blazer and a turquoise v-neck top with a contrast trim.