How long do you estimate medicines based on draco take to come to market? 15 -20 years? Http://web. Mit. Edu/newsoffice/2011/antiviral-0810.Html
Hard to guess. New ideas come along every few years. Sounds like this one has been tested in cell cultures and in mice, and appear to be killing viruses. Next is probably more animal testing, and watching for side effects plus development of resistant viruses. If all goes well, human testing will follow, again with a watchful eye for side effects and resistant viruses. Sometimes though, the ideas don't work out.