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Jan 2019

Breakthrough new chemical discovery in fight against deadly superbugs

Scientists at the University of Hong Kong have identified a ‘highly-potent’ chemical, which they believe may slow down the spread of several deadly viruses, including bird flu, Zika and SARS. The chemical, which is named AM580, disrupts the flow of lipids from the cell which the virus has infected. Lead researcher Dr Yuen Kwok-yung, has…

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