Can you spot the fake receptor? The coronavirus can’t either.

As covid-19 continues to evolve in the US, researchers are now developing the next generation of therapeutics, including a new approach that could help reduce the time it takes to recover from the disease. While existing treatments include antivirals, antibodies, and steroids, scientists in the US and Europe are now focusing on creating decoys of…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/08/27/1033862/fake-receptors-new-covid-19-treatment, and may be a summary or abridged version.