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19 Apr 2021 7:03
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A potentially groundbreaking new approach in the fight against the Covid-19

    A potentially groundbreaking new approach in the fight against the Covid-19


    A University of Otago expert in respiratory medicines believes treating the virus with inhaled drugs will be key to beating the disease.

    Professor Shyamal Das is developing a "powder inhaler" which will directly attack the lungs with anti-Covid drugs.

    He says this is about targeting the area where the virus is mostly present.

    Das says an inhaled medication is also able to be delivered in higher doses.

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