A little over four months after the coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, China, the virus has infected over 4.5 million people worldwide and left at least 300,000 dead, and the hunt for a cure and ultimately a vaccine is raging on. However, due to insufficient data on the novel coronavirus and its penchant towards mutation, scientists are basically shooting in the dark and hoping for a favorable outcome. There have been rumors of numerous cures for the virus, from the anti-malaria drug hydrochxychloroquine, herbal cures and coronavirus oils to cannabis, all of which have been dismissed.
However, based on the results from a preliminary study, proponents of cannabis as a cure or means of prevention against the coronavirus shouldn’t give up just yet. Scientists conducting a study at Canada’s University of Lethbridge are now theorizing that certain strains of cannabis may possibly prevent COVID-19 infection. After studying over 400 strains of marijuana, the researchers concluded that at least a dozen of them helped in preventing the coronavirus from having…
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