BALTIMORE (WJZ) — While many companies are racing to find a coronavirus vaccine, a team at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is looking at a different way of treating the virus.

That includes using CBD.

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The school has partnered with BioRemediesMD to look at whether CBD has anti-viral effects on cells infected with COVID-19, specifically its effect on inflammation.

Similar research has already been happening in Canada with promising results.

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