Can a nasal spray prevent the spread of Covid-19?

Cristina Garrido



Overcome the pandemic of Covid-19 and return to normality will not only go through vaccines, but also through treatments that prevent the infection from worsening and others that directly reduce viral transmission. The magazine ‘Science’ publishes this Wednesday that a antiviral nasal created by researchers at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons succeeds in blocking the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in ferrets, suggesting that the nasal spray may also prevent infection in people exposed to the new coronavirus, including the newer variants.

The antiviral is easily administered and based on scientific experience with other respiratory viruses, lprotection would be immediate and would last

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