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City of Hope and Griffith University develop direct-acting antiviral to treat COVID-19 – EurekAlert

An international team of scientists have developed an experimental direct-acting antiviral therapy to treat COVID-19. Traditional antivirals reduce symptoms and…

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An international team of scientists from the Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) at Griffith University and from City of Hope, a research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases in the U.S., have developed an experimental direct-acting antiviral therapy to treat COVID-19.
Traditional antivirals reduce symptoms and help people recover earlier. Examples include Tamiflu®, zanamivir and remdesivir.
This next-generation antiviral approach used gene-silencing…

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