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Gene experts claim they identified human genes that can protect against Covid-19

11/20/2020

Leading virologist at Mount Sinai, Dr. Benjamin tenOever, developed a series of human lung cell models for coronavirus screening to better understand immune responses to the disease and co-authored the study.

How the Coronavirus Hacks the Immune System

11/02/2020

At a laboratory in Manhattan, researchers have discovered how SARS-CoV-2 uses our defenses against us.

Hydroxychloroquine Is Toast. Now Say Hi to Its ‘Dirty’ Cousin

08/20/2020

Amodiaquine, a related treatment for malaria, can beat back Covid-19 in hamsters. But if this drug, too, gets overhyped, there will be awful consequences.

New Treatment for COVID-19 Shows Promise, but Scientists Urge Caution

07/20/2020

New York Times.  A small study of an inhaled form of a commonly available drug, interferon beta, suggests it could reduce the odds of patients becoming severely ill.

Can Boosting Inteferons, the body’s frontline virus fights, beat COVID-19?

07/08/2020

Science Magazine.  The results of clinical trials from Synairgen suggest that IFN-I can reduce the severity of COVID-19.