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Audio long-read: How drugmakers can be better prepared for the next pandemic

Despite warnings, and a number of close calls, drugmakers failed to develop and stockpile drugs to fight a viral pandemic. Now, in the wake of SARS-CoV-2, they are pledging not to make the same mistake again.

Around the world, researchers are racing to develop drugs to target COVID-19, but also broad-spectrum antivirals that could be used to treat future viral threats.

This is an audio version of our feature: The race for antiviral drugs to beat COVID — and the next pandemic


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 2021-04-26  18m