Frogs may hold the key to flu treatment
April 18, 2017 07:00 PM
Frogs could help kill the flu virus.
Scientists at Emory Vaccine Center have been studying the South Indian Frog. They've found a compound in the frog's skin secretions, called urumin, disrupts the stability of the H1 flu virus, essentially killing it.
It's already been successful in protecting unvaccinated mice.
Researchers hope it could be used in humans when vaccines aren't available.
Updated: April 18, 2017 07:00 PM
Created: April 18, 2017 06:50 PM
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