Hamsters infected with the coronavirus after first being injected with blood serum from recovered subjects were found to carry viral loads about 10 times lower. Photo: Clinical Infectious Diseases medical journal

Coronavirus: hamsters may show path toward reducing viral load in Covid-19 patients, Hong Kong microbiology team finds

  • Hamsters infected with coronavirus after first being injected with blood serum from recovered subjects found to have a viral load 10 times smaller
  • The team is now awaiting word from the city’s Medical Council if they will be able to attempt the experiments on humans
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hamsters infected with the coronavirus after first being injected with blood serum from recovered subjects were found to carry viral loads about 10 times lower. Photo: Clinical Infectious Diseases medical journal
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