Drugs that are already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could hold promise in fighting COVID-19, a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, according to a new modeling study from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. “Developing new pharmaceutical agents that work against this virus could take months, even with [...]... SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
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