Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 13th, 2005
In 2003, the SARS virus spread through the world, causing lethal pneumonia and lung failure. Since then, the search for therapies against this pathogen has been a very active research field. Now, Patrick Lu and his colleagues at Intradigm Corp., Rockville, Maryland, have shown that siRNA can both prevent the onset of SARS and cure an existing infection in macaques. Their findings appear in the September 2005 issue of Nature Medicine.
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