Medical professionals are looking into cannabinoids for coronavirus treatment. By Maureen Meehan - July 8, 2020
Coronavirus cases are surging and the president and his advisors are reframing their response to it by urging Americans to get back to work and just live with the virus. Thankfully scientists are still hard at work.
Researchers from the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute are delving into cannabis-derived CBD as a possible option for treating the deadly lung inflammation that accompanies COVID-19.
In their study, researchers explained that the acute infection resulting from the coronavirus is associated with a “cytokine superstorm,” which is basically an immune reaction gone wild that seems to be linked with the most severe cases of COVID-19.