Dr. Niels Pedersen’s studies of coronavirus in cats are helping to cure COVID-19 for humans

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Steve Dale speaks with Dr. Niels Pedersen, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of California Davis, about his decades of studies on coronavirus and similar illnesses in animals. Dr. Niels Pedersen explains what a coronavirus is and shares the history of the drug Remdesivir in curing cats of viruses. The drug was tested in previous years to cure cats of coronavirus and, in turn, began to be tested to cure COVID-19.

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Steve Dale, certified animal behavior consultant, is host of two nationally syndicated radio shows–Steve Dale’s Pet World and The Pet Minute–as well as host of Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, Chicago. (Click for more.)