Mint: Pfizer begins human trials of new pill to treat coronavirus

Mint: Pfizer begins human trials of new pill to treat coronavirus. “If it succeeds in trials, the pill could be prescribed early in an infection to block viral replication before patients get very sick. The drug binds to an enzyme called a protease to keep the virus from replicating. Protease-inhibiting medicines have been successful in treating other types of viruses, include HIV and Hepatitis C.”

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