RNZ: Covid treatment study shows promising results in hamsters

A potential treatment for covid-19 is a step closer to reality with a promising study involving hamsters showing a 97% reduction of coronavirus in lungs within 48 hours of treatment. Dr Jacob Glanville head of US company Distributed Bio has been working on the development of an anti-body treatment with the aim to begin trials with humans around September. He spoke to me about how his technology works, and what the success of the hamster trial means. Listen to the episode here