A man wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus outbreak carries a kitten on his rucksack in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFPA man wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus outbreak carries a kitten on his rucksack in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus outbreak carries a kitten on his rucksack in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Singapore start-up thinks cat leukaemia drug could be Covid-19 cure

  • The drug, known as Retromad1, has proven effective in treating feline infectious peritonitis virus, which is deadly to cats
  • It was designed to inhibit an enzyme which dengue, Ebola, HIV and coronaviruses use to infect their host

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus outbreak carries a kitten on his rucksack in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFPA man wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus outbreak carries a kitten on his rucksack in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus outbreak carries a kitten on his rucksack in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP
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