Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
Despite the absence in the foreseeable future vaccine a new type of coronavirus, scientists continue to study its properties, and come to unexpected results.
So, the researchers from the University of California in San Francisco and the University of Freiburg in Germany came to the conclusion that in cells infected with coronavirus new type arise elongated processes, allowing the infection to spread throughout the body.
On Friday told the Financial Times, citing the study, the website of the TV channel RenTV.
“There are long threads that bore holes in the other cells, and through [the resulting] tunnel virus moving from cell to cell. Our hypothesis is that it speeds up [the spread of] infection”, — leads edition of the words of Professor Nevena Croghan, who led the project. Discovered the processes of the scientist called the “evil tentacles”.
According to the newspaper, the study also notes that in the fight against coronavirus-induced disease can be used in medicines designed to treat cancer, which, according to Croghan, also trying to find the “Achilles ‘ heel” of the cell. “It’s quite logical that anti-cancer and antiviral drugs have in common”, — concluded the Professor.
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that, despite the latest achievements of scientific thought, one third of Ukrainians continue to believe that the coronavirus was created to reduce the population.