Old antibiotic nitroxoline suggested as a treatment for MPOX

By | January 4, 2023
In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* server, researchers in Germany investigated the effectiveness of the antibiotic nitroxoline against the currently circulating mpox viruses, previously called monkeypox virus (MPXV). This antibiotic has been used in Europe for about fifty years and has been proven effective in fighting biofilm infections.