Could a Drug for Cats Treat COVID?

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readSep 11, 2020

Canadian researchers have discovered that a drug used to treat coronavirus infections in cats shows promise in helping COVID-19 patients. Under experimental conditions, the drug blocks the replication of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, called SARS-CoV-2, in infected human cells.

“This drug is very likely to work in humans, so we’re encouraged that it will be an effective antiviral treatment for…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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