A Fast Track for Testing Antiviral Treatments
Repurposing previously approved medicines could accelerate finding treatments for COVID-19.
Finding candidate treatments
Medicines and treatments must be both safe and efficacious (able to treat symptoms, reduce the duration of an illness, or cure the condition). A candidate drug can be identified in many different ways. To identify antiviral compounds, the compounds can be screened in a computer by modeling an interaction between compounds and a…