Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81971146, 81870960)
Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation (2019A1515010937)
the National Mega Project on Major Infectious Disease Prevention (2017ZX10103011)
Guangdong MEDP Fund (GDME-2018C004)
Guangdong MEPP Fund (GDOE A21)
Traditional Chinese Medicine of Guangdong Province (20181050)
Received: 17 March 2020
Accepted: 11 June 2020
First Online: 31 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All animal studies were approved by the SYSU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (SYSU IACUC) under the protocol number 2017–074, and all animal experiments were performed in accordance with Animal Research: Reporting In Vivo Experiments guidelines approved by SYSU IACUC and were conducted in a laboratory designed to ensure biosafety.
: Not applicable.
: Mengfeng Li, the corresponding author, is an Editorial Board Member of <i>BMC Medicine</i>. The authors declare that they have no competing interests otherwise.