Scientists researching whether cannabis could help reduce lung inflammation from COVID-19

As the race to find a vaccine for COVID-19 continues, some scientists have started looking at cannabis as a potential treatment to help dangerous lung inflammation.
As the race to find a vaccine for COVID-19 continues, some scientists have started looking at cannabis as a potential treatment to help dangerous lung inflammation.

Researchers say in previous studies, CBD has shown serious anti-inflammatory properties.

It has also increased the production of interferons, which activate immune cells and prevent viruses from replicating.

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The theory hasn't been experimented on coronavirus patients, but scientists are suggesting that it's worth further investigation.

There have been more than 12 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and over 550,000 deaths globally, with 3 million reported cases and over 130,000 deaths in the U.S. coronavirus outbreak.
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