Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, identified nine existing drugs that show promise to treat COVID-19. The proteins they target haven't been tried before.
It seems as though every other day we're told a cure has been found for coronavirus. This is not strictly true – but there are some therapeutic options showing promise.
As the coronavirus spreads, public health officials stress the importance of hand washing. But can it really make that much of a difference? A microbiologist explains why.