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COVID-19: Photodynamic Therapy Efficient in Combating Secondary Infections

Publicado em 05 agosto 2020
Photodynamic therapy can be used to combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients thus eliminating their need for intensive medical care, and minimizing transmission of the disease to other people. The compounds used in photodynamic therapy interact with light to produce singlet oxygen, a highly reactive oxygen species that kills viruses and bacteria by oxidizing their membranes. Use of the technique, which combines light and a photosensitizing chemical substance to kill microorganisms in [...]