Does This COVID Treatment have Potential?

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Playing Does This COVID Treatment have Potential?

Senior investigative producer Leslie Marcus looks at the amino acid peptide thymosin alpha-1, which has been studied for viral and bacterial infections where the immune response is impaired, but the FDA has not approved it. Several wellness clinics are selling thymosin alpha-1 as an effective treatment against COVID-19. Is this just snake oil? Infectious disease specialist Dr. Robert Schooley weighs in on whether or not this treatment has potential or is preying on COVID fears.

Wellness Clinics are Selling This COVID Treatment – Is it a Scam?