Tufts pilot program tests effects of nitric oxide on coronavirus

BOSTON (WHDH) - Researchers at Tufts Medical Center are testing the effects of nitric oxide on coronavirus.

A pilot program has launched to see if naturally occurring gas can help lower inflammation and help blood vessels carry oxygen throughout the body of a coronavirus patient.

Dr. Marvin Konstam of Tufts Medical Center said nitric oxide is best used on people with mild symptoms.

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