A University of Hong Kong researcher uses a “lung in a test tube” to develop a treatment for the Middle East respiratory syndrome. Photo: Handout

Mers breakthrough as University of Hong Kong researchers find combination of two drugs – cyclosporine and interferon – stops virus from spreading

Current treatment for severe infections usually involves the use of interferon or antiviral drugs

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A University of Hong Kong researcher uses a “lung in a test tube” to develop a treatment for the Middle East respiratory syndrome. Photo: Handout
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