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Science News Roundup: Australian firm says its nasal spray reduced coronavirus growth

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Australian firm says its nasal spray reduced coronavirus growth in animal study Australian biotech company Ena Respiratory said on Monday that a nasal spray it is developing to improve the human immune system to fight common cold and flu significantly reduced the growth of the coronavirus in a recent study on animals.

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 28-09-2020 18:41 IST | Created: 28-09-2020 18:27 IST
Science News Roundup: Australian firm says its nasal spray reduced coronavirus growth
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Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

Australian firm says its nasal spray reduced coronavirus growth in animal study

Australian biotech company Ena Respiratory said on Monday that a nasal spray it is developing to improve the human immune system to fight common cold and flu significantly reduced the growth of the coronavirus in a recent study on animals. A study on ferrets showed the product dubbed INNA-051, which could be used complementary to vaccines, lowered the levels of the virus that causes COVID-19 by up to 96%, the company said. The study was led by British government agency Public Health England.


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