Chewing gum that traps COVID-19 particles in saliva to start human trials

Updated July 27 2022 - 12:19am, first published 12:03am
An experimental chewing gum may be able to reduce SARS-CoV-2 particles in saliva. (EPA PHOTO)

An experimental chewing gum that "traps" SARS-CoV-2 particles in saliva holds promise for curbing transmission of new variants of the virus, according to new data, as researchers prepare to launch the first human trial.

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