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Telangana-born Dr. Thirumala Devi discovers possible COVID-19 treatment

Monday, November 23, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Telangana-born researcher Dr. Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti is in the news for finding a way to prevent covid-induced deaths. The Indian-American has been a researcher at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee.

As per a PTI report, the woman has discovered that the hyperinflammatory immune response associated with coronavirus leads to tissue damage and multi-organ failure in mice by triggering inflammatory cell death pathways.

Reports say that she may have identified a possible treatment for the virus. Her research findings are going to help in prescribing specific drugs for infected people. "I have never been this excited in my career," Dr. Thirumala Devi has been quoted as saying.

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