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With the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic still being felt around the globe, there is an ever-greater need for antiviral protection. Broad-spectrum antiviral agents have the potential to destroy a wide range of viruses and can be used in a wide variety of applications beyond drug modalities. This new platform technology is suitable for incorporation into antiviral coatings and could therefore transform the practice of sterilisation forever.
Currently, the only licensed therapy for ischaemic stroke remains largely unsuitable for many due to patients being naturally resistant to the treatment. As a result, there remains an urgent need for an accurate alternative for this vital treatment.