What’s INNA nasal spray? A possible eradicator of Covid-19


What’s INNA nasal spray? A possible eradicator of Covid-19

An immunity-boosting nose spray that gave ‘96% Covid-19 cover’ in ferrets is nothing to sniff at, say scientists

Sarah Knapton

Weekly use of a nasal spray could give 96% protection from coronavirus, new research from Public Health England (PHE) shows.

The new preventive treatment could move to human trials within months, after successful results on ferrets.

The spray was originally developed to boost natural human immunity to common colds and flu, but has been retested to see if it would work for coronavirus. It is produced by Australian biotech company Ena Respiratory and works by preventing the virus from replicating in the respiratory tract...

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