IFL SCIENCE: "Game-Changing" Molecule Derived From Sugar Can Kill Viral Infections

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 6/2/2020

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Researchers have developed a sweet new antiviral agent derived from sugar that destroys viruses on contact. It’s still early days for the research, but the "game-changing" molecule holds some potential to fight against viral outbreaks.

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Title"Game-Changing" Molecule Derived From Sugar Can Kill Viral Infections
Media name/outletIFL Science
Media typeWeb
CountryCanada
Date6/02/20
DescriptionResearchers have developed a sweet new antiviral agent derived from sugar that destroys viruses on contact. It’s still early days for the research, but the "game-changing" molecule holds some potential to fight against viral outbreaks.
URLhttps://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/gamechanging-molecule-derived-from-sugar-can-kill-viral-infections/
PersonsSamuel Jones