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Zinc supplementation bolsters repurposed antivirals against SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net

A new preprint reports the efficacy of two repurposed drugs that could be useful against SARS-CoV-2 when supplemented with zinc.

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Since the beginning of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pathogen, serious efforts have been made to identify new or repurposable drugs that effectively inhibit or counteract the infection. A new preprint on the bioRxiv* server reports the efficacy of two repurposed drugs that could be useful in this role, especially when supplemented with zinc.
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