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Teen's discovery could lead to a cure for COVID-19

Teen's discovery could lead to a cure for COVID-19
Anika Chebrolu, a student at Independence High School, recently won the 3M Young Scientist Challenge and $35,000. (KTVT)
Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. Credit: NIAID-RML (AP/NIAID-RML)
Pfizer has manufactured hundreds of doses of the drug in Belgium. It cost as Astra Zeneca, the company behind the vaccine Australia has bought says the jab could be available as soon as Christmas (Nine)