Memphis scientists instrumental in new, landmark COVID drug

‘This is the last piece of the puzzle’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 21, 2022 9:46 AM CT | Published: April 20, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The next possible landmark COVID drug is so rich in Memphis DNA that if approved by the FDA, patent royalty checks will immediately flow to town. Plus, it’s in capsule form, taken once a day for 21 days. It does not need to be refrigerated and can be shipped easily and inexpensively around the world.


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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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