Antiviral treatment for cat virus blocks coronavirus

Project with cats has implications for developing effective treatment measures for other coronavirus infections.

A new research project in the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine has been successful in treating a deadly disease of cats that can be nearly 100% fatal.

Yunjeong Kim, an associate professor in the college's diagnostic medicine and pathobiology department, has worked with collaborators in diverse fields to develop an antiviral compound for feline coronavirus associated with feline infectious peritonitis (FIP).

Her article, "Reversal of the Progression of F

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