Nasal spray that could fight COVID and other respiratory infections
A nasal spray with the potential to fight Covid-19 and other respiratory viral infections will be tested in the hope of manufacturing it in Australia, and the Federal Government plans to pay for the testing.
The INNA-051 nasal treatment, developed by the Australian biotech company Ena Respiratory, targets the primary site of most respiratory infections, including Covid, and activates immune defence mechanisms in the respiratory tract.
"The safest situation, especially for prolonged contact in crowded
settings, is when everyone is wearing well-fitting N95 respirators."
"Now it’s understood the virus is airborne. Virus-laden particles
build up in the air over time indoors because of breathing and speaking.
"It’s time to rethink and upgrade masks for you and your family."
Here are excellent explainers on why we need to think differently about
masks in response to Omicrom:- via The Conversation > https://bit.ly/3qQy8lr- via ABC> https://ab.co/3nQ8xr4