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Estonian Scientist Creating Coronavirus Treatment in New Jersey
Immunologist Tanel Mahlakõiv (34) is working at the forefront of finding COVID19 treatment in New Jersey, developing a coronavirus drug from placental cells. Soon the work of Mahlakõiv and his colleagues can be tested on corona patients, the March 25 issue of “Eesti Ekspress” reports. Mahlakõiv works at Celularity, a clinical-stage cell therapeutics company now focused on fighting the virus and believes a drug will be available before a vaccine. The innovative drug under development is based on so-called killer cells.
Experience Estonian National Museum Virtual Tours While Social Distancing
There are currently 9 video tours that can be virtually experienced via the website of the Estonian National Museum in Tartu. Travel from the Stone Age to the restoration of independence while brushing up your language skills with the help of an ERM guide at (erm.ee/et/näitused/veebituurid).
Estonia Prefers to Stay Permanently on Summer Time
Estonia prefers to stop the practice of seasonal time change in the EU, but only if member countries agree on a mutual approach, a recent study found. If such an agreement were to be made, Estonia would prefer to stay on “Summer Time” alongside its neighbors.