CSIR reveals anti-viral benefits of chlorhexidine mouthwash
Bio Spectrum|February 2021
A preliminary laboratory based research conducted by researchers at Panjab University in collaboration with CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) has revealed that one of the most routinely used mouth rinses, Chlorhexidine, has proven to be effective against SARS-CoV-2.

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