Developing Therapies for COVID-19: Understanding the Mechanisms of Attack to Inform Treatment
A team of UCSF scientists discuss their groundbreaking blueprint that reveals how COVID-19 hijacks human cells and identifies drug compounds with antiviral activity that target key proteins in these cells. Their research makes predictions about drugs and compounds that could be repurposed to fight the virus.
NOTE: This video was filmed on May 1, 2020. As doctors and scientists work quickly to figure out the best ways to fight COVID19, this information may become out of date. For the most up to date information and recommendations, please visit the CDC’s website Recorded on 05/06/2020. [6/2020] [Show ID: 35928]
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