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A ‘Plug-and-Play’ CRISPR Therapy for Flu and COVID

The mRNA treatment can be rolled out rapidly in the event of a pandemic.

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Researchers have developed a CRISPR treatment that could potentially treat both viruses that cause COVID-19 and influenza. The therapeutic comes in the form of a very fine mist that the patient can inhale, similar to an asthma inhaler, making it easy for patients to take at home.

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