Are Nasal Antiseptics Effective In Preventing COVID-19?

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
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The Mira Research team interviewed Dr. Jesse Pelletier (MD, FACS) for this piece.

Dr. Pelletier is a practicing eye surgeon and Head of Infection Control at two medical institutions in Miami. He is also the President and co-founder of Halodine, a nasal spray product used in the fight against Covid-19. 

He has been involved in numerous clinical trials as Principal Investigator and served as a consultant for decades in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Pelletier has spoken extensively on diseases of the ocular surface, epidemiology, ocular microbiology, infectious disease, infection control, and topical antiseptics and has authored more than 35 scientific papers. He is on staff at North Miami Beach Surgery Center, and Memorial Regional Hospital.


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