"We have vaccines to boost our immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that
causes COVID. We have medicines you can take at home (and in hospital) to treat
COVID. Now researchers are trialling something new.
They want to develop drugs that stop the virus getting into the body in the
first place. That includes nasal sprays that stop the virus attaching to cells
in the nose.
Other researchers are looking at the potential for nasal sprays to stop the
virus replicating in the nose, or to make the nose a hostile place to enter the
Here’s where the science is up to and what we can expect next."
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics