Columbia University researchers awarded $2M to identify antiviral drugs for coronavirus

(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) Four research teams at Columbia University will share a $2.1 million grant to mount an aggressive effort to identify potential antiviral drugs and antibodies for use against the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV.
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