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Qld based team develop antiviral treatment that could reduce virus by 99.99 per cent – PerthNow

The Queensland-based team has developed a treatment that could reduce viral load by up to 99.99 per cent, making it an effective tool against COVID-19.

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A team of Queensland scientists has co-developed a gene-silencing antiviral treatment that could effectively kill COVID-19, in whats been dubbed an important missing piece in the arsenal against the virus.
Nigel McMillan and his team from the Menzies Health Institute at Griffith University, alongside scientists from City of Hope research centre in the US, say the next-generation antiviral approach could stop the virus from replicating in the lungs.
Professor McMillan said stage one clinical trials…

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