Difficulty in Repurposing Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Other Antidepressants with Functional Inhibition of Acid Sphingomyelinase in COVID-19 Infection

  title={Difficulty in Repurposing Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Other Antidepressants with Functional Inhibition of Acid Sphingomyelinase in COVID-19 Infection},
  author={Pascal Le Corre and Gwenol{\'e} Loas},
  journal={Frontiers in Pharmacology},
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has become a health emergency causing an urgent need for drug treatments to control the outbreak, especially in more vulnerable individuals. This is reinforced by the fact that prophylactic vaccines and neutralizing monoclonal antibodies may not be fully effective against emerging variants. Despite all efforts made by the scientific community, efficient therapeutic options currently remain scarce, either in the initial, as well as in the advanced forms of the… 
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