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 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
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 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
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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