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December 6, 2020

Ferrets were critical to the development of Monulparivir, an antiviral drug that stops the spread of coronavirus. This new drug could be a vital tool for stopping community transmission of the coronavirus causing COVID-19. Ferrets are an ideal model for this research because they can contract and spread the virus, but they do not develop severe symptoms, which is similar to young adult humans.

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