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Can preclinical COVID-19 models help unlock the mystery of long-term COVID?

In a recently published article in the journal PLUS PATHOGENS, researchers have summarized acute and long-term clinical manifestations of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. The review also provides an overview of the power and utility of preclinical animal models to understand the mechanistic details of acute and prolonged coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). […]

Research reveals cetylpyridinium chloride in mouthwash shows anti-SARS-CoV-2 effects

A recent study published in Scientific reports have demonstrated the antiviral efficacy of cetylpyridinium chloride against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. Cetylpyridinium chloride is an ammonium compound commonly found in mouthwash. Study: Antiviral effect of cetylpyridinium chloride in mouthwash on SARS-CoV-2. Image credit: New Africa/Shutterstock Background Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 […]

Insight into children’s acceptance of edible insects

A recent study on acceptance of insect foods published in Preference for food and quality found that certain types of insect products were better liked by Danish children. Study: Acceptance of insect foods among Danish children: Effects of information provision, food neophobia, disgust sensitivity and species on willingness to try. Image credit: Charoen Krung Photography/Shutterstock […]

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