Pharmaceutical company Sorrento Therapeutics (California, USA) announced a breakthrough in finding a cure for coronavirus infection. The head of the company Henry Gee said the TV channel Fox News.
According to him, the company discovered antibodies STI-1499, which completely inhibit coronavirus infection and eliminate the virus from the human body for four days.
The company believes that the method of treatment based on this discovery may be available in a few months. JI stressed that “this solution works 100%”. According to him, discovered antibodies “enveloped virus” and do not let it enter cells – without this coronavirus cannot reproduce and eventually dies.
The head of the pharmaceutical company is confident that the antibodies STI-1499 can be used as a preventive therapy because of side effects, and this method may be more effective than any vaccine.
The TV channel notes that the methods of treatment using antibodies to infection quite effective, but often have a short effect.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 4.59 million people, including more than 310 thousand died 1.66 million recovered.