Research into an active substance for combatting the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is currently being conducted in laboratories around the world. But could it be that Mother Nature herself has long since provided a cure for the virus? For several years, scientists at the TU Freiberg in Germany have been studying a marine sponge species called Aplysina aerophoba. This sea sponge produces antiviral properties naturally. These unique substances can inhibit the growth of viruses and stop viruses from attacking cells.
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